15 July 2005,
Price realised GBP 3,600
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
SIR ROBERT DUDLEY (1574-1649)
[Philippines] Carta particolare del'mare e costa di Manila ... carta VIII; Carta particolare dello Stoetto di Manila ... carta VIIII; Carta particolare del Isola Mindano parte Australe con celebes et Gilolo ... carta XI. [Florence: 1646-47]. Three engraved charts of the Philippines, by Lucini after Dudley, the first 490 x 400mm, the others 500 x 770mm. Titles in decorative cartouches, decorated wtih windroses and ships, the seas showing rocks and shoals, each with a grid to assist navigation, window mounts.
Three fine charts of the Philippines by Robert Dudley, published in his Arcano dell' Mare in Florence in 1646. Some of the earliest printed charts of the Philippines, based on Spanish sources. (3)
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