Auction 121, Lot 469

"[Lot of 2] Carte des Courones du Nord qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede, & Norwege, &c. [and] Seconde Carte des Courones du Nord…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 17.5 inches
60.5 x 44.5 cm

Large, two-sheet, map of Scandinavia and the Baltic States has a brilliant armorial cartouche featuring dramatic allegorical figures of war and victory. The map is filled with excellent detail of the topography and the cities, towns and villages. Title along top: Teatre dela Guerre des Courones du Nord qui Comprend les Royaumes le Danemark, Suede, & Norwege… refers to the Northern War of 1699-1721 between Russia and Sweden. Size is for each individual sheet.

References:

Condition: B+

Each sheet is very strong with a dark impression and original coloring. There is a little minor foxing, else quite good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/26/2007

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