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Carte Reduite du Detroit de Magellan

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Bellin's superbly detailed map of the most important natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Straits of Magellan, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential travel book, Histoire Generale des Voyages. Based on the "journals of navigators," the map includes excellent coastal detail, many place names, and a letter key to important topographical features.
Item Number: RS2010
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1753/1760
Size: 13 1/2" x 9"
Condition: b&w; old fold; margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: SOLD