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SCHERER, Heinrich.
Regionum Circum Polarium Lapponiae Islandiae et Groenlandiae Novae et Veteris Nova Descriptio Geographica.
Munich, 1701. 235 x 180mm.235 x 355mm. A map of the Arctic Cicle, but showing south to the British Isles and New York, with features including the mythical Frisland and Frobisher's Strait. Vignettes include hunting polar bears from sledges drawn by reindeer and a Lap market. From 'Geographia Naturalis' by Heinrich Scherer, a Jesuit mathematician and geographer. A very fine impression.
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
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