Auction 128, Lot 487

"Le Detroit de Magellan", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 8.8 inches
33.8 x 22.4 cm

This attractive map provides excellent detail of the coastlines, soundings, anchorages and navigational hazards of the Strait of Magellan. The title is enclosed in a large drape style cartouche. Finely engraved by Charles Inselin.


Condition: B+

There are a few minor spots, mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 5/20/2009