Lot 8 of 420:
Map of Greenland & northern islands 1747  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$204
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A Map of Old Greenland or Oster Bygd & Wester Bygd... [on sheet with] An Improved Map of Iceland [and] A Map of the Islands of Ferro... [and] A Draught of the Whirlpool on the South East of Sumbo Rocks...
Author:
Bowen, Emanuel
Place:
London
Publisher:
Date:
c.1747
Description:

Copper-engraved map, later hand-coloring. Overall 32.2x23 cm (12¾x9") plus margins, matted loose in corner mounts.

Islands and land masses of the northern climes, and a mysterious whirlpool located at the tip of the southeast island Suðuroy in the Faroe Islands. It is no longer in existence..

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some minor discoloration; some loss at right margin intruding over the outer neat line but not affecting map image; very good.
 
Item number:
283453
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