Auction 128, Lot 499

"Carte de Groenland Dressee et Gravee par Laurent", Laurent, J.

Subject: Iceland, Greenland

Period: 1770 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

Copper engraved chart that shows a distorted Iceland, southern Greenland and the Davis Straits. There is a small hint of the northern coast of the fictitious Frisland. Title is in a block cartouche with ruled lines. Published in Bellin's notable atlas.


Condition: B+

On thick hand laid paper with huge margins, fine impression and modern color. Some very light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/20/2009