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Auction 105, Lot 292

"Sketch-Map of Greenland and Surrounding Seas…", Bartholomew, George

Subject: Greenland

Period: 1890 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
8.4 x 13 inches
21.3 x 33 cm

A detailed and nicely rendered chart that details the ice pack, land sightings, and explorers tracts. With a large inset of "Ideal section across Greenland showing supposed thickness of ice cap." Published to illustrate the Duke of Argyll's address to the Edinburgh Geographical Institute. Argyll was married to Princess Louise, 4th daughter of Queen Victoria.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/3/2003

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