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Tractus australior Americae meridionalis


R. & J. Ottens' later edition of de Wit's magnificent Magellanica map, extending from "Rio de la Plata to the Magellan Strait" and Tierra del Fuego. The dramatic cartouche depicts an encounter between Tierra del Fuego natives and Dutch explorers. A naval battle unfolds in the south Atlantic.
Item Number: rs1296
Cartographer: Reiner & Joshua Ottens
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1745
Size: 21 1/2" x 18 7/8"
Condition: Minor marginal browning and spotting, otherwise a fine copy in superb original color
Price: $1,400.00