"Fretum Magellani", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1610 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
6.8 x 5 inches
17.3 x 12.7 cm
Splendid little map featuring the Strait of Magellan. The map is centered on a large, finely engraved, compass rose and further embellished with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.
Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.