Auction 119, Lot 454

"Charte von Island und den Faroer Inseln", Reinecke, Johann Matthais Christoph

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1808 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 11.5 inches
39.4 x 29.2 cm

This handsome chart of Iceland is based on the French surveys of Verdun de la Crenne, 1771-72 with place names and topography for the most part from the map of Eriksson and Olavius from 1780. An inset of the Faeroe Islands provides excellent detail of this small island chain.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned with original color. Folds as issued.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/9/2007

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