"Groenland", Bertius, Petrus
Subject: Greenland and Iceland
Period: 1618 (circa)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum
Color: Hand Color
5.3 x 4 inches
13.5 x 10.2 cm
This handsome miniature map is one of the first maps to focus on Greenland. The island is shown as a narrow island with a central mountain range. Across the Fretum Davis is C. Bedford. Iceland is also shown with an erupting volcano. Decorative title cartouche. Latin text on verso.
Toned with faint damp stains in blank margins, and a small chip in bottom left corner.