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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Title: Regiones Sub Polo Arctico.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1640
   
Size: 16.1 x 20.9 inches.
41.0 x 53.0 cm.
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In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: Very good condition.
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One of the many cases of duplication by the firms of Blaeu and Hondius/Jansson. In this case, Blaeu has copied Janssonius's map of 1637. It depicts rhumb lines radiating from the North Pole.
A large title cartouche, with two figures and numerous wind heads, conveniently hides the unknown northwest coast of America. The map is further decorated with several compass roses, ships and an additional cartouche that features men in parkas, a polar bear and foxes. Centered on Iceland.




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Lot number: 28745

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Approx. Euro 1,229  

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