Auction 104, Lot 388

"Magni Principatus ceu Provinciae Regni Sueciae, Finnlandiae Mappa generalis geographica…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Finland

Period: 1789 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice delineatus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.4 x 17.2 inches
44.2 x 43.7 cm

A large and rarely seen map of Finland. Extends from St. Petersburg north to well above the Gulf of Bothnia. Legend locates fortified cities, castles and villages. Rococo-style cartouche.

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Condition: A

Good impression and delicate original coloring with wide margins. Some light marginal tidemarks.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/10/2003

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