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Auction 174, Lot 372

"Detroit de Magellan, avec les Plans des Principaux Ports, Bayes &c. de ce Detroit", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm
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This is a very detailed chart of the Straits of Magellan that displays the best route through the straits. There are sixteen small inset maps of the area showing anchorages and navigational hazards. The chart is centered on a large compass rose and fleur-de-lis. Engraved by Andre.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a couple extraneous folds, minor offsetting, and a few small spots.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/11/2019