Auction 139, Lot 379

"Detroit de Magellan, avec les Plans des Principaux Ports, Bayes &c. de ce Detroit", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.3 inches
34.3 x 23.6 cm

This is a very detailed chart of the Straits of Magellan that displays the best route through the straits. There are sixteen small inset maps of the area showing anchorages and navigational hazards. The chart is centered on a large compass rose and fleur-de-lis. Engraved by Andre.


Condition: B+

There is a hint of offsetting in the image and a few faint spots, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/15/2012