Auction 99, Lot 442

"Reduction d'une Carte publiee a Nuremberg [on sheet with] Vue des Glaces au milieu desquelles l'on voit la Peche qui se fait au Nord-Est de l'Asie", Buache, Philip

Subject: Northeast Asia

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.2 x 8 inches
31 x 20.3 cm

A very unusual and interesting sheet with two maps. The map on the left depicts the 17th century view of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The map on the right shows an updated map of the region extending westward to P. Anabara. This map contains a great view of the Arctic Ocean with several whaling ships and large icebergs.

References:

Condition: B

Light damp stain affecting the corner of the view and some small tears in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/12/2002

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