"A Chart of the Baltic Sea, Gulfs of Finland and Bothnia, with the Sound, Drawn from the best Maps & Charts", Jefferys, Thomas
Period: 1748 (published)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Color: Black & White
10.3 x 9.3 inches
26.2 x 23.6 cm
Beautifully engraved map that is still bound into the original March 1748 issue. Very detailed along the coastlines. Extends east to Petersburg. Notation gives detailed explanation of the Treaty of Abo, 1743. Large and decorative rococo-style cartouche. Engraved by Jeffreys while he was the Geographer to the Prince of Wales.
References: Jolly GENT-55.
Crisp, early impression on fine paper with watermark.