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Old, antique map of the voyage of Martin Frobisher in 1577, by P. Van der Aa, showing the northern Atlantic Ocean with Greenland, Iceland and a part of Canada.

Item number:26050
Category:Antique maps > oceans
Price: 500 Euro ($560 / £440)
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M. Frobichers Scheeps Togt, Gedaan om de Noort, ter Ontdekking van een Straat na Cataya en China. - Pieter van der Aa, 1713.       First edition.


Old map of the voyage of Martin Frobisher in 1577, by P. Van der Aa, showing the northern Atlantic Ocean with Greenland, Iceland and a part of Canada.

Date of the first edition: 1713
Date of this map: 1713

Copper engraving, printed on paper, in an engraved frame.
Size (not including margins but including frame): 21.5 x 29cm (8.4 x 11.3 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original body colour, trimmed to neatline and mounted on heavy paper at an early time.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt A, 43:29; Koeman, Aa7 (16).

From: Nouvel Atlas, très exact et fort commode pour toutes sortes de personnes, Contenant Les Principales cartes géographiques. Leiden, P. Van der Aa, n.d. (1713) (Koeman, Aa7).

Van der Aa maps are rarely found in original colouring.

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