May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(ARCTIC.) Keulen, Johannes van. Pas-kaart vande Noorder Zee custen van America. Double-page engraved sea chart covering the Canadian arctic. 21x24 inches sheet size; original hand-color. Amsterdam, [1687]

Additional Details

This chart "delineates the territory surrounding the North West Passage and entrance to Hudson's Bay. Its progenitor is the Joannes van Loon chart first published in 1666 ... This version is drawn directly from Hendrick Doncker's chart published in 1678 as it similarly extends further south and eastwards..."-- Burden 515.