"Fretum Magellani", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1620 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
6.8 x 5 inches
17.3 x 12.7 cm
Super little map featuring the Strait of Magellan. The map is centered on a large, finely engraved, compass rose and further embellished with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Italian text on verso.
Lovely impression and color. Faint damp stain in margin, well away from map.