Doncker, Hendrick

1664

Antique nautical chart of Norway, Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Russia

Paskaart van de Zee-Custen van Ruslant, Laplandt, Finmarken, Spitsbergen, en Nova zemla… t' Amsterdam by Hendrick Doncker…1664

DESCRIPTION: Scarce copper-engraved sea chart of Spitsbergen, Norway and to the west, the largely unknown shores of Greenland. by cartographer Hedrick Doncker, Amsterdam. Coverage on this very attractive antique sea chart includes "Finnmarken" (Norway), "Lapland", "Nieu Groenlandt", Jan Mayen Island, Svalbard ("Spitsbergen"), "Nova Zemla", and Russia with Arkhangelsk ("Archangel"). Shows a longer coastline for Greenland than later editions of the same map by Doncker. Dated within to 1664.

Hendrick Doncker (1626-1699) was an Amsterdam printer, bookseller, and cartographer residing in the Nieuwe Bruchsteegh in Stuurmans Gereetschap.

CREATOR: Doncker, Hendrick

PUBLICATION DATE: 1664

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Norway

BODY OF WATER: Norwegian Sea

CONDITION: Very Good.  Attractive on medium-weight laid paper with no major issues. Narrow margins. Strong impression.

COLORING: Modern outline and wash hand-coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 21 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 20

PRICE: $1500


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