LES DEUX POLES ARCTICQUE OU SEPTENTRIONAL, ET ANTARCTICQUE OU MERIDIONAL, OU DESCRIPTION DES TERRES ARCTICQUES ET ANTARCTICQUES; ET DES PAYS CIRCOMVOISINS JUSQUES AUX 45 DEGRES DE LATITUDE.

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Nicolas Sanson


Les Deux Poles Arcticque ou Septentrional, et Antarcticque ou Meridional, ou Description des Terres Arcticques et Antarcticques; et des Pays Circomvoisins jusques aux 45 Degres de Latitude.

Copper plate engraving c.1657.
Image size 15 1/4 x 21" (38.7 x 53.5 cm)
Good condition. save for damp staining in the lower left corner, 20th century hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99422
Price: $400.00
Publisher : A Paris Chez Pierre Mariette, Rue S Jacque a l"Esperance.
One of the earliest maps to attempt a depiction of the polar regions in double hemisphere presentation, and including all the great myths and conjectures of the era about these two still largely unknown and undiscovered regions. Jean Somer Pruthenus Sc. Maps

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