"Nouvelle Zemble", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Northern Russia
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l'Univers...
Color: Hand Color
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 .
Light soiling in blank margins..