"Partie de la Mer Glaciale, Contenant la Nouvelle Zemble et le Pais des Samoiedes...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Novaya Zemlya, Russia
Period: 1758 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
13.8 x 8.4 inches
35.1 x 21.3 cm
This map features 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.
A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark and light toning along the edges of the sheet.