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Auction 168, Lot 532

"Carte du Detroit de Waeigats, ou de Nassau. Suivant les Navigateurs Hollandois pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Novaya Zemlya, Russia

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12 x 7.8 inches
30.5 x 19.8 cm

A boldly engraved copperplate map that is centered on the Russian islands of Novaya Zemlya and Pechorskaya Guba, here Nouvelle Zemble and Grande Baye. The detailed chart shows the lower part of the island and mainland. Embellished with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lis and fancy cartouche.


Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark, a hint of offsetting, and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 6/6/2018