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Arctic Circle, North Pole. Johannes Blaeu (1596-1673) Regiones Sub Polo Arctico. Amsterdam, c. 1645. Double-folio page copperplate map on laid paper with hand outlining to land masses; decorative cartouches and dedication uncolored; post c. 1645 impression, with the coat of arms of dedicatee Gulielmo Backer De Corneliis and Johannes Blaeu's name below the dedication, matted and framed, not examined out of frame, but large margins beyond the plate mark are visible within a generously open mat, 22 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.
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