Auction 96, Lot 293

"Carte du Spits-Berg Suivant les Hollandois Pour servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Spitsbergen, Norway

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Histoire generale des voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.9 x 8.5 inches
30.2 x 21.6 cm

Delightful map of Spitsbergen (Svalbard) with the adjacent islands of Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayan. Good detail of the rocks, shoals, and anchorages and notations concerning discoveries and explorations. French style decorative title cartouche, fleur-de-lys and rhumb lines complete the chart.

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Condition: A+

Issued folded, now cleaned and pressed.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2001

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