"Fretum Magellanicum", Mercator/Cloppenburgh
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1630 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm
Charming small map of the island showing both the Strait of Magellan and the newly discovered Strait le Maire. The chart is centered on a lovely compass rose with rhumb lines. Text on verso.
Small hole at lower right border, filled and neatline supplied in facsimile. Two tiny pin holes remain. Close trimmed at binding side.