Auction 134, Lot 55

"Die Nord=Pol-Lander fenn", Muller, Johann Ulrich

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1702 (published)

Publication: Neu-Augefergter Kleiner Atlas

Color: Black & White

3 x 2.5 inches
7.6 x 6.4 cm

This beautifully engraved miniature map is on the upper portion on a sheet of text. This is the second state, the first published in 1692. The map drew from Johann Christoph Hoffman's map of 1678. Muller exaggerates the double bay of Hudson Bay and a small river on the Labrador coast is omitted. Blank verso.

References: Kershaw #259; Burden #688.

Condition: A+

Beautiful, flawless example.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 12/1/2010