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Blaeu's map of Spitsbergen

Title
Spitsberga.
Author
BLAEU, Johannes.
Publication place
Amsterdam
Publication date
1665
Price
SOLD
Reference
9689

Description

Engraved map in contemporary hand-colour, heightened in gold.

Notes

Based on the Muscovy Company's map of 1625, Blaeu's map of Spitsbergen introduces a number of new place names along the north coast and marks and names the Hinlopen straight.