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 Direccion Hidrografica de Madrid /  US War Department:  Carta General (en dos hojas) del Archipielago Filipino Levantada Principalmente Por Comision Hidrografica al mando del Capitan de navio D. Claudio Montero y Gay hasta el año 1870 con adiciones hasta 1875 . . .

Maps of the Philippines


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Title: Carta General (en dos hojas) del Archipielago Filipino Levantada Principalmente Por Comision Hidrografica al mando del Capitan de navio D. Claudio Montero y Gay hasta el año 1870 con adiciones hasta 1875 . . .

Map Maker:  Direccion Hidrografica de Madrid /   US War Department

Place / Date: Manila / 1875 (1902)

Coloring: Color

Size: 50 x 38 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $2,400.00

Inventory ID: 54137


Description:

Highly detailed wall map of the Philippines, originally published by the Spanish Hydrographical Department in Madrid, in 1875 and corrected to 1888.

The present example of the map was modified and re-issued by the US War Department, adding the following information:

  • Military Telegraph Lines
  • Military Cable Lines
  • Eastern Cable Company's Lines
  • MIlitary Department Boundaries

The map is apparently very rare.  AMPR and RBP locate no prior examples in auctions or dealer catalogs.


Condition Description: Wall map, mounted on linen. Some soiling, mostly at the top of the map.


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Maps of the Philippines