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Auction 123, Lot 489

"Westro-Goth-Lande ou sont les Provinces de Westro-Goth-Lande Dalie, et Vermelande", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1666 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 16.5 inches
54.6 x 41.9 cm

Sharply engraved map details the area of southern Sweden from the west coast to the lakes of Vanern and Vattern. It is centered roughly on Linköping (Lidkioping) and Lake Vanern, with Falkenberg in the south and Kolen in the north. A dramatic hunting scene forms the title cartouche. Published by Pierre Mariette at Rue St. Jacques a l'Esperance.


Condition: A

A clean, bright sheet with original outline color and an elaborate watermark. The margins have some faint damp stain at the bottom, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/20/2008