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Auction 183, Lot 305

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

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde

Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 8.8 inches
33.8 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: A

On watermarked paper with minor offsetting from an opposing page of text and a hint of toning.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2021