C1652

Insulae Philippinae. Islas de Los Ladrones.

Mapmaker:

Nicholas Sanson (1600 - 1667)

First edition of this rare map by the leading French mapmaker of the 17th century and one of the earliest solely devoted to the Philippines. The right hand side depicts the Ladrones Islands (Thieves Islands), present day Mariannas. From Sanson’s, … Read Full Description

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S/N: APCN-ASI-PHIL-001–227463
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Full Title:

Insulae Philippinae. Islas de Los Ladrones.

Date:

C1652

Mapmaker:

Nicholas Sanson (1600 - 1667)

Condition:

In good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

250mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Insulae Philippinae. Islas de Los Ladrones. - Antique Print from 1652

Genuine antique
dated:

1652

Description:

First edition of this rare map by the leading French mapmaker of the 17th century and one of the earliest solely devoted to the Philippines. The right hand side depicts the Ladrones Islands (Thieves Islands), present day Mariannas.

From Sanson’s, L’Asie en plusieurs cartes nouvelles, et exactes & en divers traittés de Géographie, et d’Histoire.

Biography:

Nicholas Sanson (1600-1667)

Geographer to the King of France, founder of the French school of cartography and tutor to Louis XIII. He published over 300 maps, all with a high degree of accuracy and engraving quality.

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