TABULA MAGELLANICA, QUA TIERRA DEL FUEGO, CUM CELEBERRIMIS FRETIS A F. MAGELLANO ET I. LE MAIRE DEDECTIS NOVISSIMA ET ACCURATISSIMA DESCRIPTIO EXHIBETUR.

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Joan Blaeu


Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierra del fuego, cum celeberrimis fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire dedectis novissima et accuratissima descriptio exhibetur.

Copper plate engraving, c.1645.
Image size 16 1/8 x 21 (41 x 53.1 cm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for a few minor stains. Original handcoloring
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 37001
Price: $1,000.00
Publisher : Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.
This is a highly decorative map of the southern tip of South America, including Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn with the Straits of Magellan. It includes three compass roses, title, key, three scale cartouches, rhumb lines, and a dedication to Constantino Hugenio. A fleet of seven sailing ships is shown in the Pacific. This is one of the most embellished versions ever produced of this regional map.Latin text on verso. Maps

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