Subject: Map: "Nieuwe en Nette Zee-kaart van de geheele Waereldt, Toonende de afwijkingen van het Kompas [ï¿½] gemaakt onder 't opzigt van Kapt. Edm. Halley" (New Sea-chart of the entire globe, showing the deviations of the compass [ï¿½] made under supervision of Capt. Edm. Halley). A quite elaborate map, showing not only all the major harbours, but also currents and an inset detail of the North Pole.
Condition: Very good, given age. Some faint staining to the right upper quarter of the map. Paper separation in the top of one of the folds (backed with acid-free archival tape). Original folds, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional light stains from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original etching/engraving on a verge type handlaid watermarked paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 55 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 48.5 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 21.7 x 9.3 inch. The image size is ca. 19.1 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 35245