"Carte du Nord Est & du Nord West du Pole", Bernard, Jean Frederic
Period: 1732 (circa)
Publication: Recueil de Voyages au Nord…
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 13 inches
57.2 x 33 cm
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.
Issued folded, now pressed. Slight toning along folds.