Straits of Magellan Patagonia South America 1773 Hawkesworth large detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Chart of the Straights of Magellan, in which are Inserted the Observations and Discoveries of Captain Byron, Captain Wallis, and Captain Carteret.
(South America, Argentine, Chile, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Cape Victory).
Issued 1773, London by Hawkesworth. Engraved by J. Russell.
Large 18th century engraved map relating to South America. Four profile recognition views at top right: Cape Virgins; White Cliffs; Cape Fair Weather and A view of Port Famine.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, right blank margin trimmed close as issued (inset tab), minor small staining or offsetting, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 24 3/4" H x 32 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 22 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W.
Phillips, Maps of America in LOC, p. 382.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4.