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Auction 94, Lot 212

"A Chart of the Streights of Magellan", Moll, Herman

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1745 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 7 inches
26.9 x 17.8 cm
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Detailed copper engraving of the Strait of Magellan with anchorages and hazards carefully noted. Tierra del Fuego is labeled "King Charles's South Land" with a notation that it is "A rocky Mountainous Desolate Land the Tops of the Mountains Covered with Snow". Table included the names of several islands in the straight. Simple title block and a compass rose.


Condition: A

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/7/2001