Auction 123, Lot 67

"Pais qui Dependent de la Norvege Suivant les Derniers Relations", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 7 inches
30.5 x 17.8 cm

This is a very uncommon map of the North Pole, including Hudson and Baffin Bay, Greenland, Iceland, Spitzberg, and a partial coastline for Novaya Zemla. Hudson Bay is shown with two small bays in its southern end, one named James Bay, the other Bay du Nord, ou de Hudson. The map is inset with Les Isles de Fero, and Les Isles de Shetland.

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Condition: A

An attractive example with wide original margins that have a couple short, repaired tears. Centerfold very faintly toned.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/20/2008

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