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Auction 183, Lot 301

"Chili Magellans-Land and Terra del Fuego &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1701 (published)

Publication: A System of Geography...

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 6.4 inches
18.5 x 16.3 cm
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This detailed copper engraved map shows the southern tip of South America with Tierra del Fuego, Le Maire Strait, and a partial outline of the Falkland Islands. It includes an inset of the fictitious Peypses Islands and a numbered table of locations along the Strait of Magellan. Decorated with a simple block style title cartouche. On a full sheet of English text measuring 8.8 x 12.6".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.MOLL-1b #41.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor text show-through, a few faint spots, and remnants of hinge tape in top blank margin on recto. The left margin has been extended to better accommodate framing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2021