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Auction 134, Lot 377

"Destroit de Magellan, Terre et Isles Magellanicques, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1683 (published)


Color: Hand Color

9.4 x 7.5 inches
23.9 x 19.1 cm

This attractive, small map shows the tip of South America with Tierra del Fuego. It illustrates the Strait of Magellan, Le Maire Strait and the mythical Destroit de Browers. The map was engraved by A. d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: A

There is a small stain in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2010