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The Straits of Magellan & Terra Australis, by Johannes Metellus.

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Chica sive Patagonica et Australis Terra. 1598., 1600.

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Item Number:  26942
Category:  Antique maps > Australia
References: Meurer (Cologne) - Met 9(19)

Old, antique map of the Straits of Magellan and Terra Australis, by Johannes Metellus.

Map in two sections: the upper section shows the Straits of Magellan, the lower section the unknown part of the Terra Australis.

Date of the first edition: 1600
Date of this map: 1600
Date on map: 1598

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 22.5 x 28.5cm (8.8 x 11.1 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: A few reinforcements at the back.
Condition Rating: B+
References: Meurer (Cologne), Met 9 (19).

From: America, sive Novus Orbis. Tabulis Aeneis Secundum Rationes Geographicas Delineatus. Cologne, 1600. (Meurer, Met 9)