Antique map of the North Pole region, titled on map Karta der Nord Polar Region. Four smaller maps at the corners of Gronland ( by 2 ) , Spizbergen and Nowaja Semlia.
The map was originally published in 1887 as part of Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas by Verlag von Velhagan and Klasing in Leipzig in Germany. The atlas was named after Richard Andre and was known for the quality of the maps and the printing technique they used, chromolithography. The 1887 edition was the 2nd release of the atlas.
The maps is printed on card and is 42 by 55 cm’s with good margins for framing, map is a folding map with a centre line, these maps have a spine on the back which should be kept intact when framing, there are two other maps on the reverse.
Map is in good condition for age, markings on paper, water mark on bottom near middle, please see pictures.