Auction 115, Lot 558

"Carte du Detroit de Waeigats ou de Nassau Suivant les Navigateurs Hollandois…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Russia, Novaya Zemlya

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 7.8 inches
30.5 x 19.8 cm

A boldly engraved copperplate map that is centered on the Russian islands of Novaya Zemlya and Pechorskaya Guba, here Nouvelle Zemble and Grande Baye. The detailed chart shows the lower part of the island and mainland. Embellished with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys and fancy cartouche.

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Condition: A

Dark, early impression with wide, original margins and watermark. A little light staining in lower margin away from map image.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Unsold

Closed on 6/21/2006

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