Catalog Archive
Auction 89, Lot 142

"La Terre Magellanique avec son Detroit et la Terre de Feu, avec ses petites Iles, Bayes et Rivieres, recemment mises au jour",

Subject: Tierra del Fuego

Period: 1729 (published)

Publication: La Gelerie Agreable du Monde

Color: Black & White

14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

Superb copper engraving of the southern tip of South America with the important sea lanes well depicted. Beautifully engraved with a pictorial title cartouche, rhumb lines and two compass roses. Very early, sharp impression and fine quality paper.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $500 - $550


Closed on 12/8/1999