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Auction 146, Lot 364

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

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: L'Amerique en Plusieurs Cartes…

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.6 inches
24.1 x 19.3 cm
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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. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON II F.

Condition: A+

A bright, clean example on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/4/2013