Auction 132, Lot 387

"A Chart of the Coast of South America from Anegada Bay to Cape Horn and from Cape Horn to Baldivia", Senex, John

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1728 (published)

Publication: Atlas maritimus & commercialis…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 19.3 inches
59.2 x 49 cm

This is a very rare sea chart depicting the southern part of South America. The chart is crisply engraved with sparse details. Falkland Sound is shown but the islands are incomplete. Three large compass roses and rhumb lines orient the chart and are its only embellishment.

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Condition: B+

There are a few worm holes in the upper blank margin and some faint offsetting in the map.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Unsold

Closed on 6/2/2010

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