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subject : Jan Mayen Island--Maps--Early works to 1800
Shows the remote Jan Mayen Island, which belongs to Norway. The island was discovered in 1614, and it was named after the sea captain who discovered it.; The title cartouche is flanked by a pair of whale fishermen, while the scale cartouche at the top is surrounded by putti.; Illustrations show ships and whaling operations.
n.p (publisher)
Jansz, Jan, active 1597-1630. (creator)
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