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Auction 181, Lot 382


"Port Famine [on sheet with] Woods Bay [and] Port Gallant and Fortescue Bay [and] Cordes Bay and Harbour", Hawkesworth, John

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1773 (circa)

Publication: An Account of the Voyages…in the Southern Hemisphere...

Color: Hand Color

15 x 8.4 inches
38.1 x 21.3 cm

This sheet includes charts of four ports and harbors in the Strait of Magellan. The charts include details on depth soundings, safe anchorages, rocks, shoals, and a few navigational notes.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HAWK-1a #3.

Condition: A+

A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright sheet with a Strasburg bend and lily watermark. Small remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $27

Closed on 2/10/2021