Auction 124, Lot 436

"Regni Sueciae in Omnes suas Subjacentes Provincias Accurate Divisi Tabula Generalis…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Sweden and Baltic States

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.3 inches
57.2 x 49 cm

This detailed map illustrates Sweden and the Baltic states that were at the time under her control - Finland, Latvia, and Estonia. Scores of towns and villages, rivers and lakes and islands are located and named. The large decorative title cartouche features a coat of arms, angel, putti and figures.

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Condition: B

Original color on a sound sheet with some faint irregular toning. The lower margin is separated to just shy of the neatline. There is a small hole between the lakes in Gothia.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/7/2008

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