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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 133

Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Regiones Svb Polo Arctico
Date: c. 1650      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: North Pole. Early map attempting to show the position of the Pole. French text on verso. Original colour. [Burden 252]
Map Ref: POLAR384
Cartographer: Pierre Duval
Title: : Terra Arctica
Date: c. 1694      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early, miniature, copper-engraved map of the Arctic region. 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: : Regionvm Circvm Polarivm
Date: 1701      Size: 14 x 9 inches
Published: Munich
Description: Striking map of the Arctic regions and the North Atlantic providing a fascinating view of early European activities in, and knowledge of, the northern latitudes.
Map Ref: POLAR487
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : This Draught of the North Pole is to shew all the Countries near and adjacent to it
Date: 1705      Size: 17 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: A captivating map of the Arctic marking multiple explorers' routes in search of the Northeast and Northwest Passages. An inset shows new discoveries at Novaya Zemlya.
Map Ref: POLAR526
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: Herman Moll
Title: : A Map of the North Pole
Date: c. 1750      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Herman Moll's smaller map of the Arctic showing the latest European discoveries and with a paragraph of text explaining the ongoing search for a northwest or northeast passage to China. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: POLAR531
Cartographer: John Wilkes
Title: : Countries Surrounding the North Pole
Date: 1807      Size: 8 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Polar projection map of the Arctic regions with Northern Canada and Greenland still largely unexplored. Fine original hand-colour.
Map Ref: POLAR488
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: John Thomson
Title: : Discoveries of Capt.s Ross, Parry & Franklin in the Arctic Regionsfrom the Year 1818 to 1827.
Date: c. 1830      Size: 25 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Fascinating and rare map of the Canadian Arctic highlighting the voyages of Captains Ross, Parry and Franklin. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: POLAR553
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Hudson's Strait
Date: 1837      Size: 9 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Hudson's Strait showing the track of HMS Terror during the Frozen Strait Expedition in 1836-37. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR252
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Frobisher Strait & Northumberland Inlet
Date: 1842      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Sketch map of the Hudson Strait, the eastern end of the Northwest Passage, in Arctic Canada showing the discoveries of Beecher & Wareham around Baffin Island in 1841. 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
Cartographer: James Wyld
Title: : Chart of the Arctic Regions from the Admiralty Surveys
Date: c. 1851      Size: 16 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Scarce folding map of the North Pole with a dedication to Lady Franklin showing the latest exploration during the search for Sir John Franklin. Original hand colour. Folded.
Map Ref: POLAR457
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Chart of the Arctic Coast
Date: 1852      Size: 14 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Sketch map charting the route of Scottish explorer Dr. John Rae (1813-93) and his discoveries during the epic quest for the North-West Passage. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR539