Auction 122, Lot 486

"Nieuwe Kaart van het Koninkryk Zweden…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1734 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 11.2 inches
34.3 x 28.4 cm

Sharply engraved map displaying most of Scandinavia, with Finland, Lapland, part of Russia and the northern tip of Denmark. The focus is on the Kingdom of Sweden, with nice detail of topography, cities and towns. Embellished with a simple compass rose in the sea. The map was drawn by J. Keyser.

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Condition: A

Nice dark impression. Issued folding, now pressed with folds reinforced on verso with archival tissue.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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