Philippines Islands Asia old antique map Bellin 1746
Title: Carte des Nouvelles Philippines
Early old map of the Philippines Islands in hand coloring by Nicolas Bellin. Map is copperplate engraved, the numbers between the islands represent the number of days it would take for natives to sail between them in the 17th century.
Auteur: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)
Origin: Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
Sheet app.: 27 x 25 cm. 10.5 x 9.75 inches. Image app.: 20.5 x 18.5 cm. 8 x 7.25 inches. Condition: Fine map in excellent condition and a fold as published.