Auction 107, Lot 270

"Du Destroit de Magellan", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1630 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.4 inches
25.4 x 18.8 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. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Backed with Japanese tissue strengthening one small thin area in blank ocean and repairing a couple of tiny tears just entering border.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004