"Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del Fuego, cum Celeberrimis Fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire…", Montanus, Arnoldus
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1673 (published)
Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld
Color: Black & White
14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm
Elaborately decorated map of the tip of South America with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait. Several strange creatures are shown in the interior, some of which are being stalked by hunters. Numerous ships are engaged in combat in the waters off the west coast. Two beautiful cartouches complete the composition.
Backed with light Japanese tissue to repair centerfold.