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Carte du Detroit de le Maire


Bellin's beautifully rendered map of a key passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Le Maire Strait between Tierra del Fuego and Staten Island. The chart includes good coastal details, multiple depth soundings, and a dramatic compass rose. From the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential travel book, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: RS2009
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1753/1760
Size: 10 7/8" x 7 5/8"
Condition: b&w; margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: $85.00