Auction 111, Lot 398

"Les Royaumes de Suede et de Norwege, divise en Leurs Provinces ou Gouvernemens…", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1756 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 18.7 inches
57.2 x 47.5 cm

Large and beautifully engraved chart of Sweden, Norway and Finland. Good detail of watershed and lakes, topography, towns and villages, islands, etc. Shows portions of Russia including St. Petersburg, Curlande, Livonie and Ingrie with an inset of Iceland and a large pictorial title cartouche.

References: Pedley #68

Condition: A+

Dark, early impression on thick hand laid paper with very wide, original margins and several watermarks.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/8/2005