Russiae et Novae Zemlae Maritimae.

Russiae et Novae Zemlae Maritimae.

Amsterdam: 1675. Hand colored copper plate engraved decorative sea chart of the Russian Arctic, oriented east, from De Wit's 'Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas'. Original color with the green beautifully toned brown, to confirm original color. Showing Mare Album and Lap Landt at the lower right, and Nova Zemla at the top. With a highly decorative cartouche at the upper right, with a hunting scene of funny looking polar bears and walrus; compass roses and rhumb lines. The oceans include several sailing ships as well as whaling ships, whaling long boats and two whales. Image size: 22 1/4 x 19 1/2". Paper size: 24 1/2 x 21". Light damp marks at margins, no where near the image, very good condition. Item #15845

Price: $1,750.00

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