Full color example of Anson's map of the Philippine Islands, from Luzon to Leyte, Zebu and Ysle De Negros. The map illustrates the track of the Manila Galleon trade from the Mole of Cabite till she getts clear of the Land (from Manilla, the galleons passed above Mindoro, below Marinduqueand Burias, above Tiaco and past Capul and San Bernardino Islands, before making the open waters north of Samal. The map includes a decorative compass rose and rhumb lines. Narrow margins, as issued, but sufficient for framing. A nice example of the map, which rarely appears on the market in such nice condition.
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1748 George Anson / Richard William Seale
A Chart of the Channel in the Phillippine Islands through which the Manila Galeon passes together with the adjacent Islands.