Nr. 1089: Freti Magellanici ac..Freti..Le Maire

 400 years Cape Hoorn

“Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delineatio”. Double-page engraved map in original colour by Henricus Hondius and (?) Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam 1633. Verso German text. Sheet 47,5 x 56, PM 38,7 x 49,3 cm.

Koeman-v.d.Krogt 9950:1 B. The first map in the Mercator-Hondius-Jansson Atlas showing the Strait of Magellan together with the just (in 1616) discovered Le Maire Strait and Cape Hoorn. From the first German edition of the Atlas. - Full impression of the plate with wide margins. The original colour freshly preserved. Margins slightly dustsoiled and with small imperfections, especially the right bottom margin a bit frayed. An interesting map in – all in all - good condition.
€ 700

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