Lot 219 of 305:
Chart of Tierra Del Fuego from Beagle Voyage  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The South-Eastern Part of Tierra del Fuego with Staten Island, Cape Horn and Diego Ramirez Islands Surveyed by Captain Robert Fitz Roy R.N. and the Officers of H.M.S. Beagle 1830-1834

Author:
British Admiralty

Place:
London

Publisher:
Office of the Admiralty

Date:
March 16th, 1841

Description:
Copper-engraved chart. 62x94 cm. (24½x37"). Chart of the southern tip of South America, surveyed on the second voyage of the Beagle, the one on which Charles Darwin made the observations that would culminate in his theory of evolution. There are a few old pencil notations on the map.

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Condition:
Some creasing, a few marginal chips, verso tape repairs, very good.


 
Item number:
211972
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