"Tabula Geogr. in qua admirandae navigationis cursus et recursus designatur", Pontanus, Johannes Isaksen
Subject: North Pole
Period: 1611 (published)
Publication: Rerum et Urbis Amstelodamensium Historia
Color: Black & White
14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm
Scarce map of the North Pole and Arctic regions showing recent discoveries including the voyage of Jan Willem Barentsz on his quest to find a Northeast Passage to the East Indies. At left is the mythical island of Frisland and at right is the Fretum Anian. Embellished with a large strapwork title cartouche. Published by Jodocus Hondius.
Sharp impression and some short, marginal tears professionally repaired and some hinge remnants on verso. One light spot in map, else fine.