Auction 130, Lot 393

"Carte Reduite du Detroit de Magellan Dressee sur les Journaux des Navigateurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 7.5 inches
34.3 x 19.1 cm

Uncommon detailed chart of the Strait of Magellan locating harbors, islands, capes and bays from Cap des Vierges to Cap de la Victoire. A lettered reference table aids navigation in the vicinity of Isle de Louis le Grand at the mid-point of the strait.

References:

Condition: A

There is a small abrasion in the upper margin, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/2/2009

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