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Auction 185, Lot 414

"Carte Reduite du Detroit de Magellan Dressee sur les Journaux des Navigateurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Strait of Magellan

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Abrege de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 7.5 inches
34.5 x 19.1 cm
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Detailed chart of the Strait of Magellan locating harbors, islands, capes and bays from Cap des Vierges to Cap de la Victoire. The cartouche includes a lettered reference table for anchorages, bays, and harbors in the vicinity of Isle de Louis le Grand at the mid-point of the strait.


Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright, watermarked sheet with light toning along the edges.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/17/2021