Antique Polar Maps and Prints

View this selection of historical polar maps and interesting prints of Polar exploration. All maps are in good condition unless otherwise noted.

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Nord Polar Laender

"Nord-Polar Laender"

Map by L. Ravenstein 1890. The lines show the yearly isotherms.
Vertical centerfold. Good condition.

Extra page of text ( in German ) with a register of the names shown on the map.

15.5 x 22 cm ( 6.1 x 8.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLAR250636

die Länder u. Meere von Nord Pol bis 50° Grad N. Br. u. weiter sowie Uebersicht des Russischen Reiches.

Steel engraving printed by Carl Poppey in Gotha, dated 1875. From "Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude" by Adolf Stieler. In the upper left is an inset of Erebus and Terror Bay un North Devon.
Original hand coloring. Vertical centerfold. Very good condition.

32 x 38 cm ( 12.5 x 14.9 ")

$ 100.00

Order Nr. POLAR241736

Sued Polar Karte von A. Petermann

Steel engraving by H. Alt and Stichart after Ernst Debes, Gotha, dated 1875. From "Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude" by Adolf Stieler.

This South Pole map has many interesting aspects of discovery and special details of the bordering islands.

In the upper left of this map is a detailed inset of the South Shetland and Orkney Islands and below these are Decption Island, Juan Fernandes Island, Aukland Island, Warekauri Island and a polar region map.

On the right is an inset of Tristan da Cunha Island, the Kerauelen Islands, Crozet Islands, Prince Edward Island, New Amsterdam and St. Paul Islands, Victoria Land and a hemisphere map of the Southern Hemisphere.

On the map are the discovery dates of many parts of the Southern Pole. The white area in the middle is unexplored land at that time. The green lines show the ice movements. Other lines show discovery routes.

Vertical centerfold.Vey light age toning in margins. Otherwise fine condition.

35 x 41 cm ( 13,7 x 14.9 x 16.1 ")

$ 175.00

Order Nr. POLAR239959

Nordschein - Northern light


Wood engraving made after an early copper engraving from the "Biblia Sacra", 1731.
This print was published ca 1900. On the reverse side is text about early philosophers and scientists.

19 x 13 cm ( 7.4 x 5.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WEATHER249935

Upper image: "Wanderungen in der Eismeer in der Winternacht"
Lower image: "Schneetreiben im Packeise waehrend der Winternacht"

Wood engravings published 1875. On the reverse side is text about
exploration of the Polar Region.

Images: 23 x 17.5 cm (9 x 6.8")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR254795

"Versuch, offenes Meer zu gewinnen" (trying to get to the open sea)

Wood engraving on a page of text published 1875. The text about the Arctic
Region continues on the reverse side where there is a small image of Butler's Island.

Image: 8.2 x 10 cm (3.1 x 3.9")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR254796

Upper image: "Die "Germania" im Eise"
Lower image: "Das Kaiser-Franz Josrfs Fiord"

Wood engravings published 1875. On the reverse side is text about North Pole exploration.

Images: 22.5 x 16.3 cm ( 8.8 x 6.3")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR254797

Powell Islands  -  Terre Louis Philippe

Upper image: "Coup de vent sous les Iles Powell"
Middle images: "Corvettes prises dans l'Interieur de la banquise. Chase aux phoques"
Lower image: "Vue de la terre Louis Philippe, decouverte par Dumont d'Urville"

Wood engravings ca 1890. On the reverse side is a detailed article about the exploration of Antartica.

Horizontal centerfold with light ink rubbing in the center.

Page size: 31 x 24 cm ( 12.2 x 9.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLAR248742

Pole Nord

"Pres du Pole Nord"

Wood engraving 1890. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

18 x 25 cm ( 7 x 9.8 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. POLAR247188

North Pole Expedition

"Episode aus der oesterreichischen Nordpol-Expedition 1872-74: Nie Zurueck!

Toned wood engraving 1902 after a painting by Julius Ritter von Payer in the Kunsthistorischen Hofmuseum zu Wien..

Print has a vertical centerfold to fit original book size.

20 x 30.5 cm ( 7.8 x 12 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR245140

North Pole Map

"Nord Polar-Karte"

Shows exploration route of the ship "Jeanette" in 1884. Wood engraving 1892. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 14.5 cm ( 4.5 x 5.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR248220

"Das suedliche Eismeer" (southern polar sea )

In Vordergrund links ein See-Elefant, auf dem Eis Pinguine, in der Luft ein Albatross und Moeven"

Wood engraving printed in color, 1902. After a watercolor by Wilhelm Kuhnert.

Vertical centerfold to fit original book size. Light spotting in margins

20 x 32 cm ( 7.8 x 12.5 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. POLAR252433

Polar Bears

"Das noerdliche Eismeer" ( northern Polar Sea )

"Im Vordergrund links Eisbaeren, rechts Walrosse, im Hintergrund ein Vogelberg mit Moeven, Alken und Toepeln"

Wood engraving printed in color, 1902. After a watercolor by Wilhelm Kuhnert.

Vertical centerfold to fit original book size.

20 x 32 cm ( 7.8 x 12.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR245139

North Pole

"Nord Polarlaender"

Wood engraving printed in color, 1902. Fine condition. Horizontal centerfold.

26 x 21.5 cm ( 10.2 x 8.4 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. POLAR245887

"A Map of the Route of the Expedition
across Melville Island"

Copper engraving published in London.
Dated 1821.

Melville island is anuninhabited island
in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

It is the 33rd largest island in the world.
The island has polar bears, caribou, musk ox, lemmings,
wolves, Arctic hares and ermines.

Map shows Melville Island with the names of landmarks and early settlements.

A few light spots.

18.2 x 10.7 cm ( 7.1 x 4.2 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP2318

Karte Der Suedpolarlaender

Lithograph from Brockhaus, 1895. Horizntal centerfold.

Map has lines showing the routes of major expeditions. In the upper right is an inset showing a detail of the South Shetland Islands.

Hardly visible repaired tear in left margin reaching 1.5 cm into map image.

27.5 x 22 cm ( 10.8 x 8.6 ")

Order Nr. POLAR249856 SOLD

"Regiones Circumpolaires"
"Groenlandais en Mer"

Steel engraving published 1840.

Image: 9 x 14 cm ( 3.5 x 5.5")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR253180

"Regiones Circumpolaires"
"Groenlandais surprenant un Phoque"

Steel engraving published 1840.

Image: 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3.3 x 5.3")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR253182

Karte Der Suedpolarforschungungen ( Map of South Pole Research )

Map has red and dotted lines showing the major expedition routes and the years travelled.

Lithograph from the Bibliographische Institut in Leipzig published 1897.

Very good condition.

20 x 13 cm ( 7.8 x 5.1 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. POLAR239324

"Karte von der deutschen Südpolarexpedition"

Wood engraving made after lithogrphed map, 1905.

The German South Pole Expedition under commander Erich von Drygalski (1865-1949) was actually named "Gauss-Expedition". Gauss was a sail ship. The expedition took place between 1901-1903. It was the first German Antarctic expedition.

The "Gauss" was named after Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855), who was the first scientist to understand and publish his findings about the earth-magnetic significance of the South Pole and the exact location of the magnetic South Pole.

Drygalski published a report documenting this expedition. It consisted of 20 volumes and was written and published between 1905 and 1931.

The black line on this litho map traces the route of the "Gauss".

Light age toning. The article around it and on reverse side is not complete. But it has only journalistic significance.

Diameter of map: 10,8 cm (ca. 4.3")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP252123

"Karte der Magnetischen Meridiane und Parallel-Kreise.......".Steel etching after the design by L. I. Duperrey, ca 1860. Some of the lines are hand colored.

Map shows information concerning magnetic fields.

A few hardly visible scattered spots. Hardly visible centerfold. Lines are colored somewhat unevenly. Overall condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.

Page size: 23.5 x 29 cm (9.2 x 11.4 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP 2188

"Aurora Borealis"

Attractive lithograph published ca 1860. Original hand coloring.

A few signs of age and use in margins.

Page size: 20 x 17 cm ( 7.8 x 6.6 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. POLAR253043

"Die Isothemkurven der Noerdlichen Halbkugel" Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855.

This map shows the isothemich curves of the northern half of the world. In the lower left are the highest mountains of the New World and in the lower right are the highest mountains of the Old World.

Map has no left margin. Overall light age toning.

21 x 28.5 cm ( 8.2 x 11.2 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP235474

"Kaiser Franz Josephs-Land mit verlassenen "Tegethoff" der oesterreich-ungarischen Nordpol Expedition 1873"

Wood engraving made after a painting by Julius Ritter von Bayer.
Below the image and on the reverse side is text about early Polar exploration.
Also on reverse side is a wood engraving of the Kane expedion showing
a ship frozen in ice.
Published ca 1900. Vertical centerfold. Natural age toning.

Image: 14 x 31.5 cm (5.5 x 12.4")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. POLAR254221

"Eisberge im Suedpolargebiet"

Fine wood engraving printed in color after the original by Prof. Pechuel Loesche, 1902.

13 x 20 cm ( 5.1 x 7.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR245303

"Eine Nordpolfahrt der Zukunft"

An expedition to the North Pole in the future.

Futuristique view towards the development of air travel. Two types of balloons arriving in the polar region of the North Pole. Below two imagined buildings for accommodation, provisioning and research.

Futuristischer Blick in die Zukunft des Flugwesens. Zwei Typen von Ballons werden dargestellt wie sie das Gebiet des Nordpols erreichen.. Unten Gebäude von Unterkunft, Versorgung und Forschung.

Anonymous wood engraving after a drawing. Published in a German publication. Ca. 1880

Anonymer Holzstich nach einer Zeichnung. Ca. 1880

Light age tong. Otherwise fine. Reverse side has text print.

Leichte Altersbräunung. ansonsten sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Rückseite ist mit Text bedruckt.

26 x 18 cm (ca. 10 x 7")

$ 50.00 (look for discount at top of tis page)

Order Nr. POLAR252040

"Das Ostkap" (located in the Polar region near the Bering Strait)
One can see the size of th island compared to the tiny ships nearby.

Chromolithograph made after a watercolor by Pechuel-Losche.
Published 1901.

Fine image. Some spotting in margins.

13.5 x 21 cm ( 5.3 x 8.2 ")

Order Nr. POLAR252590 SOLD

Northern Lights

"Nordlicht "Der Bogen"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

9 x 14 cm ( 3.5 x 5.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR248481

"Die wichtigsten Gletschergebiete in der Vorzeit und in der Gegenwart"
( the main glacier areas in prehistorical times and now )

Printed in color 1904.

Some light spotting in upper right area.

Image: 20 x 10 cm ( 7.8 x 3.9 ")
Page size: 27 x 18 cm ( 10.6 x 7 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. POLAR252432

Beaufort Island   Mount Erebus

"Die Beaufort Insel und der Vulkan Erebus" ( Antarctica )

Wood engraving 1902.

12 x 20.5 cm ( 4.7 x 8 ")

Order Nr. POLAR245699 SOLD

North Pole

"Karte der Nordpolarlaender"

Wood engraving printed in color, 1895. Horizontal centerfold. Light age toning.

27.5 x 22.5 cm ( 10.8 x 8.8 ")

Order Nr. POLAR247533 SOLD

"Le cap Nord"

Wood engraving after Neuville and Dixon, published 1872. Reverse side is printed.

16 x 23.5 cm ( 6.2 x 9.2 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR241026

Midnight Sun

Regiones Circumpolares Polargegenden"

"Soleil de Minuit Mitternachtsonner"

Steel engraving 1840.

8 x 12 cm ( 3.1 x 4.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR250650

Polar Map

" Nordpolargebiete"

Very fine northern Polar map in great detail. The red lines refers to isotherms. In the upper left is an
insetof Nowaja Semija. In the lower left is a detailed map of southwest Greenland. In the upper right
is the region around Spitzbergen Norway. The lower right is a part of East Greenland.

Published in 1899. Vertical centerfold.

Map image: 27x 46.5 cm ( 10.6 x 18.3 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. POLAR248848

ŃCarte du Nord Est & du Nord West du Pole"

Anonymous copper etching. Ca. 1660

Shows the North Pole and the northern Hemisphere from Hudson's Bay to the island of Nova Zembla (Novaja Semlja) in Russia. Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat), Iceland Lapland and Nova Zembla are mapped in more detail, as is the mythical island of Freesland which shows on practically all maps before 1660 south of Greenland.

Map was obviously published in a small book (duodez). It has many vertical and horizontal folds to fit book size. Left and right margins have been added. Reverse side has a collector's stamp, two repaired tears slightly into image and some other traces of age and use typical for often folded out maps.

32.5 x 56.5 cm (12.7 x 22.2")

Order Nr. POLAR237941SOLD

"Regiones sub Polo Artico". Copper etching by Wilhelm Janszoon Bleau. From the atlas edited by Willem Johann Bleau. Amsterdam, ca 1645. Hand coloring.

The North Pole is the center of this map which shows the coastlines of the countries in the Artic Circle.The decorative title cartouche is in the upper part of the map with cherubs and personifications of the wind and winter. In the lower right is the map legend surrounded by two Eskimos, a polar bear and foxes. To the left is a dedication to G. Becker de Corneliis with coat-of-arms.

Verso: Text in Latin.

Repaired tear on left margin edge and repair in lower margin.

41 x 53.2 cm ( 16.1 x 20.9 ")

Order Nr. POLAR250951 SOLD



Chromolithograph 1904. Light browning in margins.

19 x 13.5 cm ( 7.4 x 5.3 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLAR249467

"Die Isothernkurven Der Noerdlichen Halbkugel". Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. A bit of original outline coloring.

Map shows a polar projection of the world. The isothermic curves are shown, starting in the polar area. At the bottom left and right are diagrams of the temperature and snow levels of the major world mountains. In the lower left are mts. of the americas and in the lower right are those of Europe and Asia.

Map is very clean. Side margins are narrower. General condition is otherwise almost Very Good.

25.2 x 29.5 cm ( 9.9 x 11.6 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. WORLD2228

"Eisregion im noerdlichen Polarmeer"

Wood engraving 1887. Reverse side is printed.

10.5 x 17 cm ( 4.1 x 6.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR247049

"Polar Expedition 1893-96 von Fridtjof Nansen"

Wood engraving 1896. Reverse ide is printed.

10.5 x 17 cm ( 4.1 x 6.6 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR249215

Polar Map

"Magnetische Meridiane und Isoklinen oder Linien gleicher magnetischer Inklination"

Wood engraving ca 1900 printed in color. Reverse side is printed.

18 x 8.5 cm ( 7 x 3.3 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR248635


"Schwimmender Eisberg im Sued Polargebiet"

Wood engraving after Professor Chuns ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

13 x 19 cm ( 5.1 x 7.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR248524

"Nordenskiold" ( Adolf Erik Nordenskiold )

Text illustration 1894. Reverse side is printed.

11 x 8 cm ( 4.3 x 3.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. POLAR249216

"Southern Hemisphere Projected on the Plane of the Horizon of London". Copper etching by J. & G. Menzies after Geo. Buchanan for "Thomson's New General Atlas", published in 1816. Original hand coloring.

This very interesting map shows the southern hemisphere with the South Pole shown in sketchy form. Notice Australia and Southeastern Asia on the upper left side. In the upper right part of the map are the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands). On the lower right is the southern part of South America. Lines show the various exploration routes of early explorers.

Map has browning on left margin, especially in the upper and lower corners. Horizontal centerfold. Lower margin edge is a bit frayed on right side. In upper margin is a light brown line.General condition is Better than Good.

Page size: 61 x 53.5 cm ( 24 x 21 ")

Diameter of map: 50 cm ( 19.6 ")

$ 400.00

Order Nr. AUSTRALIA2302

Voyage u pole nord, project de M. Gustave Lambert.

Wood engraving by Erhard Schieble, 1868. Reverse side is printed.
Horizontal fold in lower part of map. Small repaired tear in lower right margin.

23.5 x 23 cm ( 9.2 x 9 " )

Order Nr. POLAR236068 SOLD

"Karte der Flora und Fauna der Nordpolarlaender"

Wood engraving printed 1902 with the names of the animals and plants in the northern Polar areas.
On the reverse side istext in German about the flora and fauna of the northern regions.

13 x 13 cm ( 5.1 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR24582

"Jahres Isothermen und Isobaren um den Nordpol"

Wood engraving printed 1902 with the patterns of the isothrms and isobars in the northern Polar areas.
On the reverse side istext in German about the northern regions.

13 x 13 cm ( 5.1 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR24583

"Carte des regions du pole arctique"

Engraved by Kautz in Paris, 1868. Below the image and on the reverse side is
information ( in french ) about Polar exploration.

Diameter of map: 14.5 cm ( 5.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP242519

"Nordlicht in der Tundra"

Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.

8.5 x 12 cm ( 3,3 x 4,7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR252399

"Carte du Pole Arctique Jusqu a la 60 Parallele par Jenotte"

Steel engraving map by Jenotte ca 1845. Detailed map of the North Pole region.
Vertical centerfold to fit original book size.

Diameter: 17.5 cm ( 6.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP240905

" Karte der Arktischen Länder"

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" 1870.
Print has overall light toning and has text on backside.

Diameter: 17.2 cm ( 6.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. POLAR2263

"Carte des Etoiles situees dans les environs du Pole Boreal et jusque vers la Polaire"

Vey interesting chart showing the position of the stars over the North Pole in 1870.

Wood engraving ca 1870. On the reverse side is a partial article ( in French ) about
the positions of the stars over the North Pole.

15 x 25 cm ( 5.9 x 9.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ASTRONOMY242375

"Details de la carte precedente"

Wood engraving of polar regions showing details of a map. Published 1871.
On the reverse side is text ( in French ) about the polar region.

24.5 x 15 cm ( 9.6 x 5.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR245998


Lithographed map by Simon and G. Kirchner 1899. In the upper right is an inset showing Graham Land and the South Shetland Islands. In the lower left is a detailed inset of Victoria Land. This map is interesting because it shows the floating ice ( Treibeis) all around Antarctis. Lines show the regions of the floating ice in winter and summer.

Except for a repaired tear in upper margin, the map is in very good condition.

38.5 x 50 cm ( 15.1 x 19.6 ")

$ 380.00

Order Nr. POLAR255261

"Polar Projection eines Segments der Nördlichen und Südlichen Halbkugel". Copper etching by Sam. Anderson of Stockholm for the atlas by Christoph Hansteen of Christiania, Norway, ca 1815.

Map shows the two polar regions and the movement of the magnetic fields from 1600 to 1800. On the leftside with the North Pole, many of these magnetic fields are named. On the right side is Van Diemen's Island (Tasmania) and New Zealand at the top of the circle. On the right side is the tip of South America.

Map has folds to fit book size. Light browning and spotting along margin edges, and light browning on left side in area of Sibiria. A small, repaired tear on lower margin edge. Overall condition is Better than Good.

Diameter of circle: 24.2 cm ( 9.5 ")
Page size: 30 x 49.5 cm ( 11.8 x 19.4 ")

$ 420.00

Order Nr. POLAR2267

"Karte des Nordpolargebietes"

Wood engraving published ca 1905. Made after the Mercator map of 1630.

Map has vertical centerfold to fit book size. Light age toning.
Reverse side has text ( in German ) about early maps.

19 x 20.5 cm ( 7.4 x 8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLARMAP251827

Continent Arctique

Copper etching after Mallet, 1685. Modern hand coloring.
Light browning on margin edges. Some very minimal spotting and creasing.
Small piece of left margin edge is missing.

14.3 x 10.5 cm ( 5.6 x 4.1 ")

$ 95.00

Order Nr. POLAR2264

John Franklin

"John Franklin" ( Polar explorer )

Wood engraving made after a painting 1902. Reverse side is printed.

9.5 x 9 cm ( 3.7 x 3.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR246092

"Carte generale du pole Nord"

Wood engraving by Alary ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

24.5 x 15 cm ( 9.6 x 5.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR246141

"Mount Sabine und Possessionsinsel in Victorialand, Antarktis"

Image: 7.8 x 13 cm ( 3 x 5.1 ")
Page size: 24 x 16 cm ( 9.4 x 6.2"

"Die grosse Eismasse oestlich von Victorialand in der Antarktis"

Image: 8.2 x 13 cm ( 3.2 x 5.1")

Wood engravings on both sides of a page published 1902. The text in German is about Antarctica.

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR245304

"Regiones Arctiques"
"Roc Basaltique sous le cercle polaire"

Steel engraving ca 1850.

9 x 12.5 cm ( 3.5 x 4.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR241456

"Fridtjof Nansen bei seiner Rueckkehr nach Franz-Josephs Land im Sommer des Jahres 1896."

Wood engraving after a photograph, 1902. Reverse side is printed.

20 x 13 cm ( 7.8 x 5.1 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR245141

Straits of Magellan

"Die westliche Teil der Magalhaestrasse" ( the west part of the Straits of Magellan )

Wood engraving 1903. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 13 cm ( 3.9 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR245745

"Graham's Thal"

Copper etching published 1841. Tiny spot near upper edge.

9.5 x 11 cm ( 3.7 x 4.3")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR253563

"Die Tilsen Inseln"

Copper etching published 1841.

9.5 x 11 cm ( 3.7 x 4.3")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR253564

"Sir James Clark Ross"

Wood engraving 1902. The engraving is on a page of text ( in German ) about
Sir James Clark Ross and exploration of the South Pole. The text continues on the reverse side.

10.5 x 9.5 cm ( 4.1 x 3.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR245888

"Iles de Glace pres des Poles"

Steel engraving ca 1850.

9.5 x 15 cm ( 3.7 x 5.9 ")

Order Nr. POLAR241088 SOLD

"Grahamland und die Suedshetlandgruppe"

11.5 x 13 cm (4.5 x 5.1 ")

Reverse side:

"Der Haddington Berg auf Louis Philippe Land"

7.2 x 12.8 cm ( 2.8 x 5 ")

Wood engravings published 1902.

Order Nr. POLAR245305 SOLD

Fridtjof Nansen

"Fridtjof Nansen"

Text photograph on a page of text published 1894. Reverse side is printed.

11 x 8 cm ( 4.3 x 3.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR249214

"Die von Dumont d'Urville gefuehrte Corvett "Astrolabe" zwischen den Eisbergen der Antarktis im Februar 1838"

Toned wood engraving after a lithograph by A. Mayer. Printed 1902.

13 x 20 cm ( 5.1 x 7.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR245142

"Christmas Hafen auf Kerguelenland"

9 x 12.5 cm ( 3.5 x 4.9 ")

Reverse side:

"Die Vulcaninsel Sankt Paul"

6 x 12.5 cm ( 2.3 x 4.9 ")

Wood engravings published 1902. Above and below the images is text in German about the area.

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR245084

"Das Kap Ischeljustin ( nach Nordenskjöld )

Wood engraving published 1895 on a page of text that continues on the reverse side.

Image:10 x 12.5 cm ( 3.9 x 4.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. POLAR251188

"Polarlichter" (Aurora Borealis)

4 samples of aurora borealis observed at different occasions

( 1 - often seen, 2 - January 6, 1861, 3 - October 24, 1870, 4 - September 11, 1874)


Published in Leipzig, 1893

Excellent condition. Vertical centerfold. Reverse side blank

Explanatory text in the German language comes with print

Overall measurements: 20,5 x 26,5 cm (ca. 8 x 10")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. POLAR254984

"Das Saeulencap in Franz-Josephsland"

Wood engraving by W. Kranz, 1906. Printed in color.

12.3 x 19.5 cm ( 4.8 x 7.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR245230

"Baerenjagd am Nordpol" ( bear hunt on North Pole )

Wood engraving 1877.

16 x 10 cm ( 6.2 x 3.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR250545

"Regiones Circumpolaires Polargegenden"

"Cap Parry" (in Canada's Northwest Territories in the Arctic Ocean)

Steel engraving published 1840.

Image: 9 x 14 cm ( 3.5 x 5.5")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. POLAR253206

"Felsentor auf der Baereninsel"

Wood engraving on a page of text about the Polar regions.
On the reverse side is more text and an image of the Sraits of Magellan.
Published 1904. Light natural age toning.

Image: 11 x 13 cm ( 4.3 x 5.1")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. POLAR251280

"Marche d'un Baitiment a travers los glaces"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre after Vernier 1840.

Image: 9 x 13 cm ( 3.5 x 5.1")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLAR254688

"Maniere de voyager a travers les blocs de glace"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre after Gaucherel, 1840.

Image: 9.5 x 13.5 cm ( 3.7 x 5.3")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. POLAR254689


Maps of the World - Maps of many countries from the great cartographers of the last 500 years.

PRINTS OF THE ENTIRE WORLD: Antique town and city views.


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