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The Duque de Almodovar's Map of Manila Bay

Rare large map of the Bay of Manila, by the Duque de Almodovar, published in Manila.

The map is based upon the cartography of Father Pedro Murillo Velarde's Carta Hydrographica y Chorographica de las Islas Filipinas, published in Madrid in 1734.

The map appeared in volume 5 of Historia politica de los establecimientos ultramarinos  de la nacionales Europeas, published in Madrid in 1790.  


The map is rare on the market.  This is the first time we have seen the map.

Condition Description
Several expertly repaired minor worm holes.
Quirino, p. 102