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Barent Langenes:  Fretum Magellanicum

Maps of South America

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Title: Fretum Magellanicum

Map Maker: Barent Langenes

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1612

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $175.00

Inventory ID: 39282


Nice example of this early state of Barent Langenes's map of the Straits of Magellan, which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes's Caert-Thresoor, published in Middelburg. 

Langenes's map was first issued in his Caert-Thresoor and later re-published in by Bertius in his Tabularum Geographicarum, beginning in 1600. The total number of appearances of this map would run to no less than 12 appearances between 1598 and 1650, in the two works by Langenes and Bertius.

Condition Description: One wormhole in image and one in blank margin

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