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Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Emisfero Terrestre Meridionale | Emisfero Terrestre Septentrionale
Date: 1779      Size: 17 x 14 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Finely engraved polar projections of the northern and southern hemisphere, detailing the routes of Captain James Cook (1768-1771) and Captain Bougainville (17661769). Original hand colour. [Sold as pair].
Map Ref: POLAR181
Cartographer: G.& J. Bartholomew
Title: : North Polar Regions | South Polar Regions
Date: c. 1900      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Two maps showing the Arctic and Antarctic regions with the state of exploration updated to 1900. The Duke of Abruzzi had the furthest North, while Borchgrevink had the furthest South. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR545
Cartographer: Librairie Larousse
Title: : Pôles
Date: c. 1905      Size: 9 x 12 inches
Published: France
Description: Two maps on one sheet of the Arctic and the Antarctic, each marking the routes of notable explorers. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR552
Cartographer: George Philip & Son Ltd.
Title: : The Polar Regions
Date: c. 1913      Size: 26 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: A double hemisphere chart showing the North and South Poles with existing shipping routes as well as Amundsen's and Peary's recent achievements of reaching the North and South Poles respectively. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR465