"Le Detroit de Magellan...", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Strait of Magellan
Period: 1705 (dated)
Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde
Color: Hand Color
13.2 x 8.8 inches
33.5 x 22.4 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 .
Minor toning on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and a large chip at bottom right that has been replaced with old paper.