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Auction 101, Lot 48

"Carte du Nord Est & du Nord West du Pole", Bernard, Jean Frederic

Subject: Arctic

Period: 1732 (circa)

Publication: Recueil de Voyages au Nord…

Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 12.9 inches
56.1 x 32.8 cm
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Attractive map of the North Pole including the Canadian Arctic, Hudson's Bay, Greenland, Iceland, Spitzbergen and Nova Zemla. The map is based on Moses Pitt's map of 1680 without Pitt's decorative whaling scenes. Embellished with four compass roses and a title cartouche.

References: Phillips (M) p.117.

Condition: B

Folding as issued with close left margin and paper added to right margin, missing a tiny bit of neatline.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/4/2002