Auction 129, Lot 442

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

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

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. In the rococo title cartouche is a lettered reference table for anchorages, bays, harbors in the vicinity of Isle de Louis le Grand located at the mid-point of the strait. Dutch title: Gereduceerde Kaart van de Straat van Magellan.


Condition: A+

Lovely original color and wide original margins.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/23/2009