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Auction 115, Lot 409

"Carte la plus Nouvelle de la Scandinivie ou les Couronnes du Nord Scavoir la Suede le Dannemarc et la Norvege ou lon Trouve la Mer Baltique, et une Grande Partie de la Moscovie etc.", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.8 inches
57.9 x 50.3 cm

Handsome, large map of Scandinavia that includes an inset of Iceland based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle. The map is fully engraved to illustrate topography and hundreds of places, with two compass roses. The title is enclosed with a drape-style cartouche topped with three coats of arms.


Condition: B

Original color in map with some added color in cartouche. Old paper repair on bottom centerfold and a couple of light spots. The sheet has a vellum atlas index tab attached to the left margin verso.

Estimate: $400 - $450


Closed on 6/21/2006