Auction 146, Lot 570

"Nouvelle Zemble", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Northern Russia

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.2 x 5.9 inches
10.7 x 15 cm

Delightful little map of the Arctic coastline of Russia and the partially mapped island of Novaya Zemlya. The map marks the location of the winter quarters of Barents, the Dutch explorer who searched for a northern passage between Russia and America.

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET 1A [102].

Condition: A

Light soiling in blank margins..

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/4/2013

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