Auction 107, Lot 277

"Carte du Groenland", Laurent, J.

Subject: Greenland and Iceland.

Period: 1770 (dated)

Publication: De La Harpe's Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

Finely engraved chart of Greenland & Iceland showing the Davis Strait, and a portion of Baffin Island in Northeast Canada. Depicts many harbors around Greenland's coast with inlets & bays. Inland mountains appear to the north and east. The Denmark Strait between Greenland and Iceland is simply named Mer Glaciale (Icy Sea).

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Condition: A

Crisp impression with some spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/9/2004

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