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Database Type: Maps
Item ID Number: 8867

Map Number 8867 
Cartographer Padilla, Francisco 
Title Insulae Palaos seu Novae Philippinae 87, alias Archipelagus S. Lazari vel Carolinae 
Date 1726 
Publisher J. Stocklein 
Place of Publication Augsburg 
Image Size (mm) 228 x 362 
Image Size (Inches) 8.98 x 14.25 
Coloring Hand Colored 
Condition Very Good 
Notes Early map of the Palau Islands and the Caroline Islands. The map depicts the course made by Spanish explorer and cartographer Francisco Padilla. In 1710 Padilla left Manila in search of the Palau Islands, which were known to be especially difficult to locate because of their small size. This map was originally drawn out by the Jesuit Fr. Paul Klein based on the oral descriptions of local natives.  
Price (US$) 1250  
Short Description Maps Asia South East Philippines;  

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