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Manila Acapulco Galleon antique plan Philippines by Seale 1748
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Title: A Plan of the Bay of Manila. - A Plan of the Harbour of Acapulca.

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Manila Acapulco Galleon interesting map by Seale 1748

Title: A Plan of the Bay of Manila. - A Plan of the Harbour of Acapulca.

Description: Admiral Anson chased a Spanish treasure galleon from Manilla to Acapulco, capturing it in a chance meeting.
The famed Manila Galleon sailed every year or two between Manila in the Philippines and Acapulco on the Mexican west coast.
When outbound from Mexico, the ship was called the Acapulco Galleon -- a tempting target of gold and silver coins and bullion.

Mapmaker: Richard William Seale (1732-1772)

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.

Size:
Sheet app.: 47 x 26 cm. 18 x 10.25 inches.
Image app.: 38 x 25 cm. 15 x 9.75 inches.
Condition: View overall very good, fold as published, lower margin 2 mm.