Auction 90, Lot 44

"Nieuwe Kaart van de Noord Pool",

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1735 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en beknopte hand-atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 11 inches
30.5 x 27.9 cm

First state of this attractive copper engraved map on a north polar projection. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND and the Pacific region is completely blank. Good detail in Europe and Asia, with even the Great Wall of China shown. Whereas, there is little detail in North America. Ribbon style title cartouche. Ref: Mc Laughlin # 216. Minor offsetting. Folding as issued.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/15/2000

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