Auction 144, Lot 138

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

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.1 inches
34.3 x 23.1 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.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with some minor offsetting and a few small, unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/3/2013

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