Auction 111, Lot 332

"Dt. de Magellan", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Argentina

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

A sailing ship and monster in the ocean embellish this remarkable little plan of the southern tip of Argentina. The title is held aloft in a ribbon-style cartouche.


Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression with lovely coloring on hand laid paper with wide margins. A few worm holes at lower left corner, well away from map, which is fine.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005