Auction 146, Lot 366

"Kaart van het Zuidlyk Eind van Amerika", Baarsel, William Cornelius van

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 16.1 inches
49 x 40.9 cm

This uncommon chart of the tip of South America, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands depicts the route of Captain Cook's second voyage around Cape Horn aboard the HMS Resolution from December 1774 to January 1775. At bottom right is an inset of Staten Island (Isla de los Estados).

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Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed on heavy, watermarked paper with very light soiling.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/4/2013

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