Auction 127, Lot 489

"Scandinavia complectens Sueciae Daniae & Norvegiae Regna ex Tabulis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.3 inches
57.2 x 49 cm

Beautiful folio map of Scandinavia, including the Baltic States with a portion of northeastern Russia, locates Moscow, S. Michael Archangel, Konigsberg, and more. Elaborate figurative cartouche features a herald, putti, angels, a lion, and royal coat-of-arms. Four distance scales at upper right.

References: Phillips (A) #5960-32.

Condition: B+

Fine impression and color with original margins. One foxing spot in lower left in blank sea and slight show through on verso of yellow.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $450

Closed on 2/25/2009

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