Navigatio Piscatorum in glacie quaerentium Balaenam.La Navigation dans la glace, et chercher du Baleine.
Hand coloured etching, 320 x 430mm. 12½ x 17". Stain to centre of title area. Trimmed close to upper platemark.
A Greenland whale fishery with polar bears (coloured in black!) in the foreground. Title in Latin and French. Possibly from a set of four arctic whaling and fishing scenes published by George Balthasar Probst (1732 - 1801) in Augsburg. Numbered 'CCI.' lower left.
[Ref: 9826] £290.00