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Delineatio Spitsbergiae. Petrus Bertius (1565-1629). from Tabularum geographicarum contractarum libri septem. Miniature engraved map with original hand color. Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1618. 4 3/4 x 7 inches sheet. A small and very early map of the region showing just a small part of the eastern coastline from Point Loockhoute to Ysfe Caep. It is beautifully engraved with two sailing ships, a raft of penguins, a compass rose and a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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