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Auction 167, Lot 248

"Caerte van de Strate ende Passage by Iacob le Maire...", Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de

Subject: Tierra del Fuego

Period: 1622 (circa)

Publication: Description des Indes Occidentales

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 8.4 inches
29 x 21.3 cm

This simple chart shows the route of Jacob le Maire, who circumnavigated the earth in 1615-16, and for whom the strait between Tierra del Fuego and Isla de los Estados is named. There is good detail of the Strait of Magellan, and Tierra del Fuego is only partially delineated.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HERR-2a #15.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding on watermarked paper with minor offsetting and one spot of soiling above the title cartouche.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/28/2018