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Auction 89, Lot 141

"Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delineatio",

Subject: Tierra del Fuego

Period: 1600 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5 inches
19.1 x 12.7 cm
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Charming small map of the island showing both the Strait of Magellan and the newly discovered Strait le Maire. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. Later pastel color with bleed through to verso. Creased across bottom right corner and reinforced on verso with framers tape.


Condition: B

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/8/1999