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North Polar Region or Regiones Sub Polo Arctico
Blaeu, Johannes
$1,000.00Blaeu--JohannesNorth-Polar-Region-or-Regiones-Sub-Polo-ArcticoEngraved map of the North Pole region, uncolored. With rhumb lines radiating from the North Pole, a large title cartouche, with two figures and numerous wind heads, compass roses, ships and an additional vignette of explorers, a polar bear and foxes, Backer's coat-of-arms in "Nova Britannia," French text on verso regarding the "Pole Arctique", <br></br> Blaeu's map of the North Pole region is a close copy of Jansson's Nova et Accurata Poli Artici based on the arctic map of Barentsz, Baffin, and others. This is state two of the map with Willem Backer's coat-of-arms.