Auction 119, Lot 504

"Carte des Courones du Nord Dediee Autres Puissant et Tres Invincible Prince Charles XII…", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 32 inches
60.5 x 81.3 cm

Magnificent map of Scandinavia and the Baltic States with a brilliant figurative armorial cartouche dedicating the map to Charles XII, King of Sweden. The map is filled with excellent detail of the topography and the cities, towns and villages. Engraved on two sheets, joined together. The map is based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle.

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Condition: A+

Brilliant impression and color with faint toning on a fold, still fine.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/9/2007

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