Auction 106, Lot 414

"[Lot of 2] De Custe van Laplandt, tusschen Wardhuijs en Kildijn [and] …tusschen Kirduyn en de seuen Eylanden", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Russia

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Zeespigel

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 10.2 inches
35.6 x 25.9 cm

Pair of uncommon maps that cover the coastline around Kola and Murmansk. Information is limited to a few soundings, anchorages and navigation hazards. Coastline is filled with fjords including good detail of the Malmes Fjord up to Kola. Rhumb lines and compass roses plus decorative cartouches. A scarce pair of maps from a small Dutch sea atlas.

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Condition: B

A few spots within maps, else very good. Large watermark on one sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/3/2004

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