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DE BRY, Th.,  The third Dutch artic voyage by W.Barentsz., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - The third Dutch artic voyage by W.Barentsz.
Frankfurt, 1601, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very good condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene during the third Dutch arctic voyage in order to find the north-east passage to India.
Barentsz made three voyages (1594, 1595, 1596-1597) in search of the Northeast Passage to Asia. He reached Novaya Zemlya on the first two expeditions. On the third he accidenta...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE BRY, Th.,  The third Dutch artic voyage by W.Barentsz., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - The third Dutch artic voyage by W.Barentsz.
Frankfurt, 1601, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. In very good condition.
These famous and desirable scene is engraved by de Bry depicting the two open ships during the return voyage during the third Dutch arctic voyage in order to find the north-east passage to India.
Despite the failed voyages of 1594 and 1595 Petrus Plancius once more succeeded in convincing Amste...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  I. Delineatio convivii a Ternatensium rege Generali Neccio exhibiti., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - I. Delineatio convivii a Ternatensium rege Generali Neccio exhibiti.
Frankfurt, Wolfgangi Richteri, 1607, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving (140x177mm.) In very fine condition, dark impression.
This famous and desirable scene from Roelof Roelofsz's narrative of a voyage by J.C. van Neck to Ternate.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus.
Amsterdam, 1608, Uncoloured.. 133x184mm. Paper slightly browned. Else good condition. French text on verso.
Map of the North Pole regions from the 1608 second edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.
A reduction of the 1606 Mercator-Hondius folio map (which is a later state of the 1595 Mercator copperplate).
The North Pole is shown as a rocky island surrounded by 'in-drawing seas' between four huge...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

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Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  SEPTENTRIONALIUM Terrarum descriptio. Per Gerardum Mercatore., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - SEPTENTRIONALIUM Terrarum descriptio. Per Gerardum Mercatore.
Amsterdam, 1609, In original colours.. 365x390mm. In good condition. A strong impression. Paper slightly age toned.
State 2. This is the first map devoted to the Arctic, a hemispherical one on a North Polar projection with an attractive floral design surrounding it. In the corners are four roundels, one of this contains the title, the other three contain maps of the Faeroe Isles, the Shetland Isles and the mythic... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,670  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, W.,  Regiones Sub Polo Arctico., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Regiones Sub Polo Arctico.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x530mm. Very good condition.
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 northwe...
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$ 1,350
Approx. Euro 1,202  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N. / MARRIET, P.,  Les deux poles articque ou septentrional et antarticque.., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. / MARRIET, P. - Les deux poles articque ou septentrional et antarticque..
Paris, 1657, In original o/l colours.. 383x530mm. A good impression. Very good.
A double hemisphere map to the North and South poles. The North pole is connected to Greenland and Spitzbergen but there is little other detailed coastline in the polar area. Europe, Russia, Iceland and Canada are delineated.
The South pole is based on the great unknown South land of Magellan. ...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 712  

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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Nova Zemla, Waygats, Fretum Nassovicum, et terra Samoiedum singula ómnium emendatissime descripta., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Nova Zemla, Waygats, Fretum Nassovicum, et terra Samoiedum singula ómnium emendatissime descripta.
Amsterdam, 1659, In original colours.. 400x500mm. In very attractive original colours. Some light brown foxing in margins.
Shows Novaya Zemlya and northern continental coastline. Includes notes on 1594/95/96 discoveries. Illustrated with sailing ships, sea monsters, various people and animals of the region, as well as Barents's hut, where he and his crew survived the winter of 1596.
Decorative cartouche and illust...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, H. / DE WIT, F.,  Poli Arctici, et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima. . ., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. / DE WIT, F. - Poli Arctici, et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima. . .
Amsterdam, 1660, In original colouring.. 430x488mm. In attractive original colours with wide margins. Several places under laid due to oxidation of green part, no paper missing, overall in good condition.
A re-issue of the Hondius' plate. A particularly decorative map of the North Pole with Iceland. Several Dutch names in Labrador. The toponymy in Canada reflects the continuing English quest for the Northwest Passage and using Henry Briggs' depiction of Hudson Bay, showing a pair of bays in the botto... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 4
CORONELLI, V. M.,  Two polar calottes from a globe., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. M. - Two polar calottes from a globe.
Venice, 1696, Uncoloured.. 380x380mm. In very good condition, with no text on verso.
Two polar calottes from 110 centimeters in diameter globe of 1688 including northern part of Baffin Bay, Greenland, Iceland, Nova Zembla.


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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 3
VAN DER AA, P.,  La Terre du Nord., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P. - La Terre du Nord.
Amsterdam, 1713, Coloured.. 225x390mm. A repair to the lower centerfold measuring 4 cm. Map has been slightly cleaned and has some light creasing and some faint water marks.
Map of the Arctic Circle, set within a series of decorative borders, printed from a different copper plate.
All counties that lie within or near to the North Pole are shown in a pretty circular pattern. Including Iceland, Greenland, S...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,068  

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Condition Rating: 4
DE LISLE, G.,  Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement  les Terres Arctiques . . ., antique map, old maps DE LISLE, G. - Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques . . .
Paris, 1714, In original o/l colours.. 460x460mm. Good impression. Wide margins.
Map of the North Pole published by Delisle with the imprint " Sur le Quai de l’Horloge, Juillet 1714". Large north polar projection covering from the pole to the equator. The map traces the discoveries and routes of Capt. Cook, and include a note about his demise in the Sandwich Islands in 1779. Ala... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

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Condition Rating: 3
MOLL, H.,  This Draught of the North Pole is to show all the Countries near and adjacent to it . . ., antique map, old maps MOLL, H. - This Draught of the North Pole is to show all the Countries near and adjacent to it . . .
London, ca. 1728, Uncoloured.. 378x425mm. A good and dark impression. Cut at upper neat line, with extended margin. Pasted on card board.
Polar map shows the latest discoveries and routes of numerous explorers during their attempts to find a Northwest and Northeast Passage, including James, Hudson, and Barentz. Baffin and Hudson Bay’s are depicted in a rather narrow configuration. Novaya Zemlya is shown correctly on the map as an isla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 4
VIVIEN DE SAINT MARTIN.,  Région arctique., antique map, old maps VIVIEN DE SAINT MARTIN. - Région arctique.
Paris, Hachette, 1877, In original colours.. 445x542mm. Very good condition.
Decorative map of the North Pole, prepared by Louis Vivien de Saint-Martin (* 22. Mai 1802 in Saint-Martin de Fontenay, died 3 January 1897 in Paris). He was one of the most important French geographers of the end of the 19th century.
Engraved by C.E.Collin and printed by Chardon. Published by...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

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Condition Rating: 2

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