Auction 127, Lot 45

"Map of the North Pole Regions", National Geographic Magazine

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1907 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
17.5 x 17.5 inches
44.5 x 44.5 cm

This National Geographic Magazine map of the North Pole covers from the pole to 60°N latitude and shows the routes of explorers from various countries identified by color. Telegraph lines, railroads, steamship routes and winter harbors are identified. There are detailed insets of Spitzbergen, Franz Joseph Land and the Smith Sound Region. The map presents an extremely detailed view of the various explorations of the nineteenth century, all in beautiful color.

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Condition: A+

Folding as issued, the example is flawless save a little paper remnant on verso from magazine.

Estimate: $150 - $190

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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