Auction 148, Lot 425

"Le Detroit de Magellan...", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde

Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 8.9 inches
34 x 22.6 cm

This attractive map provides excellent detail of the coastlines, soundings, anchorages and navigational hazards of the Strait of Magellan. The title is enclosed in a large drape style cartouche. Finely engraved by Charles Inselin.

References: Pastoureau, FER I [24].

Condition: B+

A nice impression with a few small spots and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/19/2014