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Old antique map of the Straits of Magellan, by Johannes Janssonius.

Item number:26623
Category:Antique maps > america > south america
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Freti Magellanici ac Novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delineatio. - Janssonius J., 1630.


Old, antique map of the Straits of Magellan, by Johannes Janssonius.

Date of the first edition: 1630
Date of this map: 1630

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 39 x 49.5cm (15.2 x 19.3 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Van der Krogt 1, 9950:1B.

From: Atlantis Maioris Appendix, sive Pars Altera, ... Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1630. (Van der Krogt 1, 1:202)

The map shows the results of the expeditions of Willem Cornelisz Schouten and Jacob Le Maire (1615-1617), who discovered Cape Horn, and those of the Nassau fleet under admiral Jacques l'Heremite and vice-admiral Gheen Huygen Schapenham (1623-1626).

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