Auction 88, Lot 312

"Les Isles Philippines [on a sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isles des Larrons", Sanson, Adrian

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1652 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7.5 inches
24.1 x 19.1 cm

Attractively engraved map of the Philippines, which includes the Chinese coast with Hainan and part of northern Borneo. The second chart, with its own decorative title cartouche is one of the few detailed 17th century charts of the Mariana Islands. Beautifully and crisply engraved with two strapwork cartouches and a compass rose.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 10/2/1999

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