Auction 110, Lot 322

"Carte du Groenland", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Iceland & Greenland

Period: 1770 (dated)


Color: Black & White

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

Copper engraved chart that shows a distorted Iceland, Southern Greenland and the Davis Straits. Plus a small hint of the northern coast of the fictitious Frisland.


Condition: A

On thick hand laid paper, folding as issued, with watermark. Paper has been added to binding side in margin with small amount of paste residue left at bottom corner, still very good.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 3/2/2005