"Carte de la Terre de Feu et des Detroits de Magellan et de Le Maire avec les Nouvelles Isles d'Ancyan et de Beauchene", Anon.
Subject: Strait of Magellan
Period: 1727 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10 x 4.9 inches
25.4 x 12.4 cm
Interesting small map of Tierra del Fuego showing the important straits of Magellan and Le Maire. The map contains little detail, but is dominated by a large decorative cartouche featuring two sailors. The map appeared in numerous historical accounts during the 18th century, including Lettres Edifiantes et Curieuses. Engraved by Canu.
Issued folding, now flattened, with light toning, a couple of small spots, and a few tiny holes in the right blank margin.