Auction 93, Lot 185

"La Terre Magellanique avec ses petites Iles, Bayes et Rivieres, recemment mises au jour", Aa, Pieter van der

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. Delicately engraved with a pictorial title cartouche, rhumb lines and two compass roses.


Condition: A+

Very early, sharp impression and fine quality paper and a larger size than many of Vander Aa's maps.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000