Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 17

Estimate: $ 250 - $ 300
(ANTARCTICA -- THE FROZEN SEA.) Jacques Nicolas Bellin; after Captain James Cook. Carte de l'Hemisphere Austral Montrant les Routes des Navigateurs les Plus Célebres. Engraved polar-projected folding map of the Southern Hemisphere noting the tracks of a dozen early explorers from 1595 to 1775. 22 1/4x23 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original folds, very faint offsetting but overall a nice example. Paris, 1780