Catalog Archive
Auction 171, Lot 414

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

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 8.8 inches
33.5 x 22.4 cm
New! Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

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+

Minor toning on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and a large chip at bottom right that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/6/2019

Archived