Northern Russia & Vaygach Island: Delineatio Freti Vaigats: Description du Destroit de Vaigats by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Northern Russia & Vaygach Island: Delineatio Freti Vaigats: Description du Destroit de Vaigats by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£95.00

Description

DH302112. Original and scarce miniature map of the straits between northern Russia and Vaygach Island. Printed in 1618 in 'La Geographie Racourcie' in Paris. Size: 13.8cm x 9.7cm. Original copper engraving. Map features a decorative title cartouche with text in Latin. French title above the map with French text to the reverse. Frayed to the top edge of the page to within 2mm of the text. Age staining to the margins which only very slightly affects the map. In good condition overall.

These miniature maps by Bertius and engraved by Hondius have been referred to as 'undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed'.

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