1890 British Admiralty - Chart of the North Polar Seas

SOLD: Linen-backed 1890 British Admiralty chart of the polar seas

Title:

Chart of the North Polar Seas

Map maker:

British Admiralty, F. & C. Walker

Place and Year:

London, 1890

Dimensions:

76.4 x 60.4 cm (30 x 23¾ in)

Technique:

Engraving

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

This is a map that was made to be used in the field, and probably was.

Chart of the polar seas, first published in 1855, with improvements over the years as the mysteries of the far north were unveiled, as indicated with text in lower margin: "Small corrections VI-82 X-90. Large Corrections, March 1882."

Backed with linen and sectioned for folding into original cloth slipcase 33.5 x 29 cm (13¼ x 11½ in).

CONDITION NOTES

Slipcase worn; map very good.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00170

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