Auction 128, Lot 489

"Carte Reduite du Detroit de Magellan…", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 7.5 inches
34.3 x 19.1 cm

Detailed chart of the Strait of Magellan from Cap des Vierges to Cap de la Victoire. Included in the rococo title cartouche is a lettered reference table for anchorages, bays, harbors in the vicinity of Isle de Louis le Grand at the mid-point of the strait. Dutch title: Gereduceerde Kaart van de Straat van Magellan.


Condition: A+

Lovely original color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/20/2009