"Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delineatio", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Southern South America
Period: 1628 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm
This charming small map covers the tip of South America showing both the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait. Engraved to shown the mountainous terrain and treacherous sea passages. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius and decorated with fine title and scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.
Couple of tiny spots in map and margins, else very good.