Auction 103, Lot 44

"A Globular Draught from the North Pole to the Latitude of 60 Degrees", Cutler, Nathaniel

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1728 (published)

Publication: Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 19 inches
48.8 x 48.3 cm

Interesting North Polar projection published by John Senex with numerous lines and four compass roses. Rudimentary detail along coastlines. Notations give dates of discovery of Greenland, of continents and the islands. The unusual projection is attributed in the title page to Edmund Halley. An uncommon and intriguing chart.

References: Kershaw #406; Phillips (A) 3298-21.

Condition: B

Wide margins. Toned plus some old repairs of short tears along one side in blank margin.

Estimate: $450 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/11/2003