Auction 92, Lot 228

"Fretum Magellanicum", Kaerius, Petrus

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 3.4 inches
12.4 x 8.6 cm

Copper engraved miniature map of the tip of South America. North is oriented to the right and Terra del Fuego is shown as the huge southern landmass. Two natives are shown with their weapons above the title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Bit of foxing in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/13/2000

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