Auction 116, Lot 468

"A Correct Chart of the Baltick or East Sea from ye Sound to Petersburg…", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 15 inches
47 x 38.1 cm

Finely engraved and detailed chart of the Baltic Sea focusing only on the coastlines. A large inset features The Harbor of St. Petersburg showing the narrow, protected approach to the city. Includes a decorative compass rose with radiating rhumb lines, plus a very decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/20/2006

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