[American Arctic] Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique Septentrionale, ou sont compris le Destroit de Davids, le Destroit de Hudson &c.
Engraving on two sheets conjoined, total 90 x 830mm, with strong original hand colour. A few repairs to verdigris cracking.
A large and decorative chart showing from the west coast of Ireland, Iceland, Greenland and the bays of Arctic America. The abundance of English placenames is a testiment to their efforts to find the North West Passage, thus reaching the east without having to pass the French and Spaniards. Published in Mortier's issue of the'Neptune Francois'.
[Ref: 4325] £500.00