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18th century French map of Iceland

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte de L'Islande Pour Servir à la Continuation de l'Histoire générale des Voyages. Dressée sur celle de M. Horrebows.
Paris, 1768. Coloured. 305 x 390mm.

A map of Iceland based on the map of the island in Niels Horrebow's book 'Tilforladelige Efterretninger om Island' (Natural History of Iceland), published in Danish in 1752.
Horrebow (1712-60), a Danish high court judge, spent two years living on Iceland, 1749-51, studying the island. However his map was based on surveys by Norwegian Thomas Hans Henrik Knoff, undertaken for Denmark 1730-4, yet unpublushed until Horrebow's book.


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Stock Id :20624

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18th century French map of Iceland

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte de L'Islande Pour Servir à la Continuation de l'Histoire générale des Voyages. Dressée sur celle de M. Horrebows.
Paris, 1768. Coloured. 305 x 390mm.

A map of Iceland based on the map of the island in Niels Horrebow's book 'Tilforladelige Efterretninger om Island' (Natural History of Iceland), published in Danish in 1752.
Horrebow (1712-60), a Danish high court judge, spent two years living on Iceland, 1749-51, studying the island. However his map was based on surveys by Norwegian Thomas Hans Henrik Knoff, undertaken for Denmark 1730-4, yet unpublushed until Horrebow's book.


Stock ID : 20624

£280

£280

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