Auction 134, Lot 379

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

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1764 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.4 x 7.8 inches
34 x 19.8 cm

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

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Condition: A+

Uncolored as issued. Crisp impression on thick hand laid paper with enormous margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/1/2010

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