"A Map of the North Pole with all the Territories lye near it…", Moll, Herman
Subject: North Pole
Period: 1739 (circa)
Color: Black & White
10.6 x 7.9 inches
26.9 x 20.1 cm
Copper engraved map of the north pole to the 60 deg. parallel. An incomplete hemisphere with the unknown parts of North America (Alaska) and Asia not shown. Fascinating notations concerning the search for a northern passage to China. Three compass roses.
Very dark, crisp impression. Folding as issued with binder's trim nearly to the neatline at lower right, and a 1/4" binding tear, else fine.