Auction 119, Lot 498

"[Lot of 3] Novissima Russiae Tabula [and] Dania Svecia et Norvegia [and] Lithuania", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Europe - Northern

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Black & White

Size:
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Lovely group of three 17th century maps of the northern parts of Europe.

1) Novissima Russiae Tabula shows the region from Scandinavia south to the Black Sea and east to the Ural Mountains and the Caspian Sea. The map is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. (10x 8.25")
2) Dania Svecia et Norvegia is an attractive map of Scandinavia and the Baltic region. The map is focused on the topography with only a few place names located. It is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. (8.1 x 6.25")
3) Lithuania is a small map covering the region of Lithuania and present-day Belarus. Finely engraved by Petrus Kaerius to show cities, villages, rivers and forests. (10 x 7")

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Condition: B

Some uneven toning and a few small wormholes, nearly all in the blank margins. Close margin on the right binding side of map 1, still sufficient for framing.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/9/2007

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