Auction 102, Lot 366

"Norvegiae Maritimae ab Elf-Burgo ad Dronten. Pascaert van Noorwegen Strekende van Elf-Burg tot Dronten", Renard/De Wit

Subject: Norway

Period: 1675-1715 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 19.3 inches
56.4 x 49 cm

Beautifully engraved coastal chart with huge pictorial cartouche and further embellished with rhumb lines, compass rose and numerous sailing ships. Great detail includes rocks, shoals, anchorages, islands, and fjords. Extends from about Stromstad, Sweden around to Bergen and north to above the 64th Parallel. Names many villages including Bergen and Dronten. North is to the left.

References:

Condition: B

Very fine and dark impression, color a little weak. Split at lower margin just into border and water stains in same margin.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/5/2003

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