Auction 97, Lot 281

"Carte de Maidenland ou de la Virginie de Hawkins, decouverte par Sir Richard Hawkins en 1574 et du Canal Falkland ainsi appelle par le Cap.ne Jean Strong qui le traverse en 1689", Benard, Robert

Subject: Falkland Islands

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 8.7 inches
29.7 x 22.1 cm

Detailed chart of the Falkland Islands, which were discovered by Richard Hawkins in 1574. This chart shows the track of Capt. Jean Strong's exploration in 1689. Shows many harbors, channels, capes, bays, shoals, islands, rocks, and soundings.

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Condition: A

Folds as issued. Light offsetting that can be easily erased.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001

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