Auction 121, Lot 484

"A Correct Chart of the Baltick or East Sea from ye Sound to Petersburg…", Tindal, Nicholas

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14.8 inches
47 x 37.6 cm

Finely engraved and detailed chart of the Baltic Sea focuses only on the coastlines. A large inset, The Harbour of Petersburg shows the narrow, protected approach to the city. Includes a decorative compass rose with radiating rhumb lines, plus a very decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

An evenly toned sheet with paper repairs on verso reinforcing the centerfold, the top right corner, and repairing a tear that enters the map border at left.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/26/2007

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