Auction 112, Lot 369

"Vera Delineatio Totius Tractus ex Hollandia Septentrionem versus per Fretrum Nassovicum, ad Fluvium Oby Ducentes, ex Annotatione Iohannis Hugouis Lintschottani, de Annis 1594 et 1595", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Arctic - Scandinavia

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Petits Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.3 x 5.5 inches
33.8 x 14 cm

This handsome, boldly engraved map is derived from Linschoten's important map depicting the discoveries of Barent's first and second voyages to the Arctic in search of a northeast passage to Asia. The map provides excellent information on the northern coastline of Scandinavia to the west coast of Novaya Zemlya. Richly adorned with compass roses, ships, coats of arms and sea life.

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Condition: A

Dark impression and wide original margins. Lightly toned, slightly less on centerfold.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $850

Closed on 9/28/2005

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