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Auction 100, Lot 357

"Carte du Detroit de Waeigats ou de Nassau Suivant les Navigateurs Hollandois…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12 x 7.9 inches
30.5 x 20.1 cm

This map is centered on the Russian islands of Novay Zemlya and Pechorskaya Guba, here Nouvelle Zemle and Grande Baye. Detailed chart shows only the lower part of the island and mainland. Embellished with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys and fancy cartouche.


Condition: B

Binder's trim, margin still adequate for framing. Faint foxing and tear in margin repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $60 - $80


Closed on 9/12/2002