Auction 140, Lot 408

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

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: L'Amerique en Plusieurs Cartes…

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 8 inches
24.1 x 20.3 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.

References: Pastoureau, Sanson II C.

Condition: B+

Old color and wide margins with toning along centerfold and a few faint spots.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/23/2012