Auction 111, Lot 347

"Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.7 x 13 inches
45 x 33 cm

Copper engraved chart centered roughly on Iceland. Includes all of Great Britain, Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Finland. In the west are a largely blank Greenland, Isle James and Labrador. A fine chart with decorative title cartouche and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

Folding as issued with faint offsetting than can be easily erased. Margin extended at binding trim with repair on tiny binding tear into border.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/8/2005

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