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

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Lovely mid-18th century Anson chart of the Philippines

Cartographer(s): George Anson
Date: ca. 1750
Place: Paris
Coloring: Hand color
Dimensions: 43 x 54 cm (17 x 21.3 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

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.

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Condition Description

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

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