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