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Auction 102, Lot 367

"A Chart of the Baltic Sea, Gulfs of Finland and Bothnia, with the Sound, Drawn from the best Maps & Charts", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 9.3 inches
25.9 x 23.6 cm

A finely executed copper engraving depicting the entire coastline of the Baltic. Explanation of the Treaty of Abo, 1743 and a decorative cartouche. Accompanied by original issue of Gentleman's Magazine dated March, 1748.

References: Jolly #GENT-55.

Condition: B

Trimmed to neatline at binding side with a short tear, closed with archival tape, couple small wormholes. Still a nice map

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/5/2003