Lot 413 of 541:
Anson chart of Philippines 1748  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Carte du Canal des Iles Philippines par lequel Passe le Galion de Manille et les Iles Voisines de ce Canal
Author:
Anson, George
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Date:
1748
Description:

Copper-engraved chart. 54x42 cm. (21½x16½").

Large, detailed chart of the Philippines, one of the most detailed and accurate renderings of the era, from the French edition of Anson's Voyages. Shown are the islands, bays, reefs, sounding tracks of the Manila Galleon route, etc., with a large compass rose and rhumb lines.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Old folds, a few neat verso repairs to tears, minor soiling, else very good.
 
Item number:
272793
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