Auction 129, Lot 441

"De Straat van Magellaen…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 6.2 inches
23.4 x 15.7 cm

Lovely little map of the continent's southern tip showing the Straits of Magellan and Le Maire. Tierra del Fuego is featureless except for a vignette of a native village. The pictorial title cartouche includes a native and a sailor using navigational instruments.

References:

Condition: B+

The right margin has been restored with a few lines of expert facsimile in the border.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/23/2009

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