Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI
LJS 319 Derrota
Call numberLJS 319
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6074170
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- approximately 1750
A rutter (set of sailing directions) from Manila to surrounding destinations. For each pair of endpoints the rhumb (fixed direction) and distance between them in miles and leagues are given. Stored rolled in an early bamboo case.
WatermarkHijo de J. Joyer y Sera.
Extent4 leaves : 314 x 215 (285 x 205) mm bound to 315 x 215 mm
CollationPaper, 4; 1-2².
BindingSewn without a cover.
LayoutWritten in 4 columns of 34 lines; the leftmost column is the widest, containing the names of the endpoints, followed by 3 narrower columns for rhumbs and distance measurements; ruled faintly in lead.
ScriptWritten in cursive script.
- Sold by Martayan Lan (New York) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, August 1999.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
- Navigation--Early works to 1800
- Pilot guides--Philippines
- Tables (documents)
- Manuscripts, Spanish--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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