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Padilla, Francisco
Insulae Palaos seu Novae Philippinae 87, alias Archipelagus S. Lazari vel Carolinae
Augsburg: J. Stocklein, 1726. 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. , Size : 228x362 (mm), 8.98x14.25 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Category: Maps Asia South East Philippines;
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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