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Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Greneland [Spitzbergen]
Date: 1625      Size: 12 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: This map depicts Spitsbergen/Svalbard, rather than Greneland (as stated on the map). It reflects the name given by English mariners to the island. It is based on the cartography of Captain Thomas Edge. Strong impression.
Map Ref: POLAR423
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Polus Arcticus
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
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.
Map Ref: POLAR434
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Regiones Svb Polo Arctico
Date: c. 1650      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: North Pole. Early map attempting the show the position of the Pole. Original colour. [Burden 252]
Map Ref: POLAR384
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : Terra Arctica
Date: c. 1694      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: North Polar Hemisphere. Copper-engraved miniature map of the Northern Hemisphere. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR437
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Terre Artiche
Date: c. 1695      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Extraordinary copper-engraved map of the Arctic with blocks of text describing the voyages of the early explorers. Framed. [Burden 678, State 2]
Map Ref: POLAR96
Cartographer: Heinrich Scherer
Title: : [Arctic]
Date: c. 1700      Size: 8 x 9 inches
Published: Munich
Description: North Pole. A map of the world as seen from the North Pole with two scientific digrams. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR68
Cartographer: Heinrich Scherer
Title: : Navis Dicta Victoria dvce Magellane Prima Circvmvecia per Orbem Terraqvev Diebvs 1124
Date: c. 1700      Size: 13 x 9 inches
Published: Munich
Description: North Pole. Decorative map of the world centring on the Arctic with numerous vignettes and illustrations. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR69
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : This Draught of the North Pole
Date: 1705      Size: 17 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Captivating map of the Arctic marking exploration routes of the North-East and North-West Passages. Inset of new discoveries at Nova Zembla. Fine impression.
Map Ref: POLAR390
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : A Map of the North Pole
Date: c. 1720      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: North Pole. Original colour. Framed.
Map Ref: POLAR240
Cartographer: Covens & Mortier
Title: : Hemisphere Septentrional - Les Terres Arctiques
Date: 1733      Size: 18 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Northern Hemisphere. Important detailed map based on the work of de L'Isle. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR71
Cartographer: William Faden
Title: : Northern Hemisphere
Date: 1819      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: London
Description: Northern hemisphere viewed from polar projection. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR262
Cartographer: Sir William Edward Parry
Title: : Chart of Part of the North Eastern Coast of America, and its adjacent Islands
Date: 1824      Size: 32 x 22 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed chart showing the track and discoveries of his majesty's ships Fury and Hecla. Part of Fax Channel, surveyed by Parry in search of a North West Passage.
Map Ref: POLAR104
Cartographer: Joshua Archer
Title: : Map of the Polar Regions: Shewing all the Discoveries as made by British Officers
Date: 1833      Size: 7 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Arctic. Unusual black and white wood engraving.
Map Ref: POLAR145
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : [Frobisher Strait / Northumberland Inlet]
Date: 1842      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: A map of Frobisher Strait from the journals of his voyage. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR369
Cartographer: Joseph Meyer
Title: : Neueste Karte von Nord Pol
Date: 1845      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: Hildburghausen
Description: Highly detailed map of the northern hemisphere. German text. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: POLAR454
Cartographer: British Admiralty
Title: : Chart of the North Polar Sea
Date: 1849      Size: 25 x 25 inches
Published: London
Description: Interesting Admiralty Chart showing the status of Polar exploration up to the mid-19th century. The map was first issued in 1835 but corrected to 1849. (SL)
Map Ref: POLAR456