Auction 169, Lot 693

"Baye la Baye", Commelin, Isaac

Subject: Luzon, Philippines

Period: 1725 (published)

Publication: Recueil des Voyages...

Color: Black & White

4.8 x 5.3 inches
12.2 x 13.5 cm

An early view of the Albay Gulf in the southeastern corner of Luzon. Forests and mountains are represented pictorially, with the Mayon volcano depicted at top left. The view was included in volume 3 of the French translation of Isaac Commelin's compilation of Dutch expeditions, translated by Rene Augustin Constantin De Renneville and published under the title: Recueil des Voyages qui Ont Servi a l'Establissement et aux Progrez de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales Formee dans les Provinces-Unies des Pais-Bas. De Renneville's work included newly engraved maps copied from Commelin.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.COMM-3a.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/12/2018