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Auction 191, Lot 450


"The Polar Regions Shewing the Recent Discoveries", Philip, George

Subject: Arctic Ocean & Canada

Period: 1853 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 12.3 inches
46 x 31.2 cm
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A detailed map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland with an emphasis on Arctic explorations. Includes a number of partial and conjectural coastlines in the northern regions of Canada. The tracks of Captain Parry as well as the Hecla and Griper are located in the the Atlantic and Baffin Bay. The interior is filled with rivers, lakes and various notations.


Condition: A

Contemporary color with a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $60 - $75

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/8/2023