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Auction 99, Lot 303

"Fretum Magellani", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

Splendid small map featuring the Strait of Magellan. The map is centered on a large, finely engraved, compass rose and further embellished with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches.


Condition: A

Upper left corner of margin replaced.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2002