ISLOLE FILIPPINE , LADRONES, E MOLUCCOS ..

£375

Attractive and very detailed map the Philippines and east Indies south to New Guinea and Timor. Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps.

Shows the western islands of the archipelago, Borneo, Java and Sumatra, up to and including the top of New Guinea. With very good detail of Philippines.

Large margins

Good original colour

Very good condition

code : M4362

Cartographer : Albrizzi Giovani

Date : 1740 Amsterdam

Size : 28.5*33 cms

availability : Available

Price : £375

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Although Venice had been the centre of the European map-trade in the 1550s, its importance had been subsequently eclipsed by Antwerp and then Amsterdam in the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. So it was from Amsterdam that Giovanni Battista (Giovambattista) Albrizzi, the Italian, took inspiration for his best-known atlas - the Nieuwe En Beknopte Handatlas ... by Isaak Tirion was translated into Italian and published in Venice by Albrizzi. Albrizzi was also responsible for publishing an edition of Guillaume De L'Isle's atlas as Atlante Novissimo.