"Nouvelle Zemble", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Russia - Novaya Zemlya
Period: 1683 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
4.3 x 5.8 inches
10.9 x 14.7 cm
Delightful little map of the Arctic coastline of Russia and the partially mapped island of Novaya Zemlya. The location is noted of the winter quarters of Barents, the Dutch explorer who searched for a northern passage between Russia and America.
References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET 1A .
Couple of ink smudges in blank margins.