"Fretum Magellani", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Strait of Magellan
Period: 1613 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
6.8 x 4.9 inches
17.3 x 12.4 cm
Splendid little map featuring the Strait of Magellan. The map is centered on a large, finely engraved, compass rose and further embellished with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9950:351.
A dark impression with minor toning and a couple of faint damp stains along the edges of the sheet.