Project Description

(B4)  Title:  “Les Isles Philippines Molucques et de La Sonde / Les Isles du Iapon” from Jacques Peeters’ self-published L’Atlas en Abrégé, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde, Anvers [Antwerp] (1692).  Copper engraved.  Hand colored.  Image size is approx. 6 ½ x 5 ½ inches (approx. 16 x 14 cm).  Double matted with suede surface and nicely framed utilizing museum glass.  Frame size is approx. 15 x 14 inches (approx. 38 x 36 cm).

Discussion:  Somewhat detailed map showing cities and some smaller settlements, as well as rivers, mountains, and forests.  The equator is marked and latitude / longitude indicators are seen on the border of the map.

Condition:  Moisture stains at upper outside corners and lower center fold crease.  Image remains very strong and clear with good color, and only minimally affected by stains.

Price:  $575.00