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Auction 88, Lot 162

"Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del Fuego…", Ogilby, John

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1670 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

Elaborately decorated map of the tip of South America with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait. Fully engraved with scenes of native life and animals, a raging sea battle, compass roses and four cartouches surrounded by numerous cherubs and figures. Professionally backed with tissue to repair centerfold split and a thumbnail size hole in an unengraved area.


Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $850

Closed on 10/2/1999