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Auction 195, Lot 48

"De Noord Pool waar in Aangetoont Werd alle de Nieuwe Landen tot op Heeden toe Ondekt [on sheet with] De Eilanden van Sangir Sjauw en Pangasare...", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 7.1 inches
26.9 x 18 cm
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An interesting Dutch map that includes a map of the North Pole featuring the island of California with a narrow isthmus near the center of its eastern coast, and a faint coastline labeled, Onbekend Land, nearly connecting Asia and North America. A second map that takes up nearly a third of the sheet covers the volcanic islands of the Sangihe Archipelago in Indonesia. Engraved by O. Lindeman.

References: McLaughlin #231.

Condition: B+

A sharp impression with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, issued folding on a sheet with the watermarks of a Strasbourg lily and "C&I Honig." There are several small spots of soiling and foxing in the image.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/15/2023