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Auction 109, Lot 333

"Carte du Detroit de Magellan", Depot de la Marine

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1870 (dated)


Color: Black & White

35.5 x 23 inches
90.2 x 58.4 cm

Great sea chart of the Strait of Magellan filled with superb detail including soundings, anchorages, hazards, current directions etc. First issued from information gathered by Captains Phillip Parker King and Robert Fritz Roy, commanders of the Adventure and the Beagle in 1838. This issue with updates to 1870.


Condition: B

Few stains, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/1/2004