Project Description

(B9)  Title:  “Isole Filippine, Ladrones, e Moluccos, o Isole dell Speziarie come anco Celebes &c.” from Atlante Novissimo Che Contiene Tutte le Parti swl Mondo compiled by Guillaume De L’Isle and published by Nella Stamperia di Giambattista Albrizzi in Venice circa 1740 – 1750.  Steel engraved.  Un-colored.  Image size is approx. 13 x 11 inches (approx. 33 x 28 cm).  Matted and shrink wrapped.  Mat size is approx. 19 x 24 inches (approx. 48 x 61 cm).

Discussion:  This map is attributed to Dutch bookseller, publisher, and cartographer Isaak Tirion (1705 – 1765).  It is significant for the great detail of cities, villages, mountains, rivers, and islands.

Condition:  Very precise engraving with strong and clear images.  Very light smudges, mostly in blank space outside of map borders.

Price:  $225.00