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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

13.2 x 8.8 inches
33.5 x 22.4 cm
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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