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The Duque de Almodovar's Map of the Philippines

Rare large map of the Philippines, by the Duque de Almodovar, published in Manilla.

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
Small worm holes at the top and sides, just inside the neatlines and a few in the center of the map. Repaired tear.
Quirino, p. 103