Auction 121, Lot 476

"[Lot of 4 - Scandinavia]", Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von

Subject: Scandinavia and Sweden

Period: 1795 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 12.3 inches
24.1 x 31.2 cm

An attractive group of maps focused primarily on Sweden from Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly, a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99.

1) General Karte von den Konigreichen Schweden Daenemark u Norwegen mit Gronland und den Inseln Island und Faeroer. Nro. 67. Shows the region of Scandinavia with Iceland and the Faroe islands shown in inset.
2) Spezial Karte von des Konigreichs Schweden sudlichen Provinzen Nro. 68 details the southern portion of Sweden.
3) Des Konigreichs Schweden mittlere Provinzen Nro. 69 is the center of the country and also shows Finland across the Gulf of Bothnia.
4) Des Konigreichs Schweden nordliche Provinzen Nro. 70 describes the northern portion of Sweden.


Condition: A

All sheets with good impressions and wide margins, a couple with a little mildew, well away from map. Map 1 has trimmed margins, still very ample.

Estimate: $450 - $550


Closed on 9/26/2007