Auction 98, Lot 321

"Carte du Detroit de Waeigats ou de Nassau Suivant les Navigateurs Hollandois…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: L' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 7.8 inches
30.5 x 19.8 cm

This copper engraved map is centered on the Russian islands of Novay Zemlya and Pechorskaya Guba, here Nouvelle Zemble and Grande Baye. The detailed chart shows only the lower part of the island and mainland. Embellished with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys and fancy cartouche.

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Condition: A

Good impression and nice coloring.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $40

Closed on 3/6/2002

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