(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.