1758 – J. N. Bellin – Detroit de Magellan


Title:                      ” Carte Reduite Du Detroit De Magellan Dressee sur les Journaux des Navigateurs; Par le Sr. Bellin . . . 1753

Uncommon detailed chart of the Strait of Magellan locating harbors, islands, capes and bays from Cap des Vierges to Cap de la Victoire. The rococo-style cartouche includes a lettered reference table for anchorages, bays, and harbors in the vicinity of Isle de Louis le Grand at the mid-point of the strait. From Abbé Prevost’s book ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’.

Cartographer:       Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772)
Sheet size:            38 x 25 cm​​
Year:                      1758
Technique:            copper engraving

Very good condition. Folds as published. Dated 1753.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1758 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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