Auction 92, Lot 229

"Du Destroit de Magellan", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1630-36 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.4 inches
25.4 x 18.8 cm

Attractive copper engraved map with a large compass rose at center with radiating rhumb lines. The map depicts the Strait of Magellan and Terra del Fuego, with practically no interior detail. French text on verso. One tiny hole and a couple of tears just entering the border.


Condition: B

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 9/13/2000