Auction 119, Lot 51

"Terres Arctiques dites autrement Septemtrionales et Boreales", Duval, Pierre

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 4 inches
12.2 x 10.2 cm

Finely engraved miniature map of the North Pole detailing Hudson, Button and Baffin bays with fictitious islands of Spigelberg and Villoubi located just above the real island of Novaya Zemla.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and wide, original margins on a sturdy sheet of laid paper.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007

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