Auction 113, Lot 357

"Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delineatio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1600 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5 inches
19.1 x 12.7 cm

Charming small map of Tierra del Fuego showing both the Strait of Magellan and the newly discovered Strait le Maire. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Strapwork title cartouche and a scale of miles cartouche. Dutch text on verso.


Condition: A

Dark impression and full margins. A little surface soiling at bottom right edge of map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/7/2005