Auction 116, Lot 460

"Nova Tabula Scaniae, quae est Gothia Australis Provincias Scaniam, Hallandiam, et Blekingiam…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a superb map of southern Sweden extending to show Copenhagen. A large inset includes a map of the northern part of Halland. The map is richly engraved and adorned with an elaborate cartouche with the arms of Halland, Scania and Blekinge and a great scene showing a family of merfolk with a rich bounty of fish.

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Condition: A+

Sharp impression and original color.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $700

Closed on 9/20/2006

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