Auction 137, Lot 630

"Partie de la Mer Glaciale Contenant la Nouvelle Zemle et le Pais des Samoiedes…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Novaya Zemlya, Russia

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 8.5 inches
34.3 x 21.6 cm

This map features all of the Island of Novaya Zemlya, the island off northern Russia in the Barents Sea, and extends to about Dikson in the east. Embellished with rhumb lines and a decorative cartouche.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, with worm tracks in upper left margin professionally repaired, with small amount of neatline in facsimile.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $40

Closed on 9/14/2011