Sanson - Les Isles Philippines...
- Date: 1656
- Condition: AAA
- Colour: Original
- Size: 8" x 10 inches
Title: 'Les Isles Philippines...' 1652 [with] Islas De Los Ladrones... Paris, 1652. From "L Asie, en plusieurs cartes nouvelles,..."
Fine, original, copper-engraved map of the Philippines and Mariana Islands, with original outline hand-color, by Nicolas Sanson D'Abbeville: Fine dark impression, bright original color, heavy paper, large margins, light browning near edges, otherwise fine.
A beautiful, detailed map with an elegant title cartouche. These quarto maps by Sanson were distributed first in regional atlases (Asia in 1652, Africa in 1656, Europe in 1648, and America in 1658.) .