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Samuel Purchas: Polus Arcticus

Map: POLAR434
 
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: Polus Arcticus
Date: 1625
Published: London
Width: 8 inches / 21 cm
Height: 6 inches / 16 cm
Map ref: POLAR434
Description:
Arctic. Polar projection map of the Arctic, made after Mercator's landmark map (c.1595) from which the geography was taken. Circluar insets of Shetland, the Faroe Islands and the imagined "Frislant". Strong impression. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. [POLAR434]