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Pieter van der Aa: M. Frobischers Scheeps Togt, gedaan om de Noord, ter ontdekking van een Straat na Cataya en China

Map: SCAN2258
 
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: M. Frobischers Scheeps Togt, gedaan om de Noord, ter ontdekking van een Straat na Cataya en China
Date: 1714
Published: Leiden
Width: 12 inches / 31 cm
Height: 9 inches / 23 cm
Map ref: SCAN2258
Description:
Fascinating map of the North Atlantic, specifically Greenland and Iceland, with the route of Martin Frobisher's expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to China marked. Decorative border made to resemble a bejeweled frame. The title cartouche depicts Frobisher and his men studying a map and his landing on Baffin Island. Strong impression. [SCAN2258]