Auction 103, Lot 336

"Tabula exactissima Regnorum Sueciae et Norvegiae nec non Maris Universi Orientalis...", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 18.2 inches
55.4 x 46.2 cm

Large uncommon map of Scandinavia filled with incredible detail. The map is based on the surveys of Andreas Buraeus, the father of Swedish cartography, and dedicated to Gustavo Adolpho. The elaborate title cartouche incorporates 30 coats of arms and tiny ships further embellish the map.


Condition: B

Backed with light Japanese tissue, repairing a couple of tears in map. Overall clean and crisp.

Estimate: $425 - $475

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/11/2003