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  • Title/Content of Map: Antique map of Iceland with Greenland
  • Date Printed: 1683
  • Cartographer: Mallet, Allain Manesson
  • Size (inches): 4 x 6
  • Condition: Good. Clean with a strong dark impression.

    Charming antique map of Iceland (Islande) with a profile view of Greenland (Groenland) in the background. Between the two islands is a scene of several whaling vessels hunting and harpooning very large whales from whaleboats. By Allain Mallet, Paris, 1683. Towns depicted include Reykjavík ("Rikiaves"), Holar ("Hola"), Kopavogur ("Koplavnik"), and "Bestede". Mount Hekla ("Mont Hecla") is shown erupting vigorously and numeous other vocanic cones are depicted in the interior. A recorded eruption of Mount Hekla that began in May 1636 lasted over one year. Published by Mallet in "Description de l'Univers" . Allain Mallet (1630-1706) was a French engineer, soldier, and cartographer. He served in the court of King Louis XIV as a techer of mathematics. In addition to "Description de l'Univers" Mallet also published "Les Travaux de Mars ou l'Art de la Guerre".

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  • Location: This item ships from South Carolina

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  • Condition

    Good. Clean with a strong dark impression.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

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    • 10%

    Mallet: Antique Map of Iceland & Greenland, 1683

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    Estimate $105 - $120
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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