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Auction 164, Lot 684

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde Ire. Feuille... [and] ... 2e. Feuille...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

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This lot is an attractive pair of maps covering the Philippines, both with lovely rococo-style title cartouches. The first map depicts the northern islands of the Philippine archipelago, including Luzon and Mindoro. The notable city of Manila is located as well. The map is filled with nice detail throughout. The second is a double page chart which is focused on the southern islands including Mindanao, Palawan, Panay, and part of Borneo.

A. Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde Ire. Feuille... (6.2 x 8.3"). Condition: A dark impression with pleasant light toning. (A)

B. Carte des Isles Philippines, Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde. 2e. Feuille... (11.8 x 8.2"). Condition: A dark impression with pleasant light toning and faint offsetting. (B+)

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Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/13/2017

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