SOLD: 1750 Anson - Carte du Canal des Iles Philippines Par lequel passe le Galion de Manille...

SOLD: Lovely mid-18th century Anson chart of the Philippines

Title:

Carte du Canal des Iles Philippines Par lequel passe le Galion de Manille, et les Isles voisins de ce canal

Map maker:

George Anson

Place and Year:

Paris, c. 1750

Dimensions:

43 x 54 cm (17 x 21.3 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand color

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

A large chart of the Philippines from a French edition of Anson's account of his circumnavigation, one of the last great buccaneering voyages. Anson captured a Spanish galleon laden with so much silver that they needed thirty-two wagons to transfer it to the Tower of London.

CONDITION NOTES

Trimmed to printed border on right, false margin added and tear repaired.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00432

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