Auction 104, Lot 390

"A General Chart of the Baltic or East Sea, including the Gulfs of Botnia and Finland", Faden, William

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1803 (dated)

Publication: A General Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 31.5 inches
61 x 80 cm

Extremely detailed and large chart with a myriad of soundings and coastal detail. Extends from Pomerania and Copenhagen up the Baltic to include all of the Gulf of Bothnia. With two large insets: Entrance to St. Petersburg and Entrance to Revel (today's Talinn, Estonia).

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Condition: A

Very light scattered toning, still very good. Reinforcement on folds on verso, for no apparent reason.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/10/2003

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