Auction 123, Lot 486

"Carte des Courones du Nord Dediee Autres Puissant et Tres Invincible Prince Charles XII. Roy de Suede, des Gots et des Vandales Grand Duc de Finlande &c. &c. &c.", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1706 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.25 x 36.75 inches
61.6 x 93.3 cm

Large, two-sheet 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. One map on two sheets, size is for both sheets if joined.

References:

Condition: B+

One sheet with a couple small spots and a short edge tear, not affecting the map. Very light and scattered foxing. Both sheets have crisp impressions on bright paper with original outline color.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/20/2008

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