Auction 127, Lot 491

"Les Royaumes de Suede et Norwege Divises par Provinces et Gouvernements…", Janvier/Santini

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.3 x 18.3 inches
64.3 x 46.5 cm

This handsome map focuses on Norway and Sweden. It is based on the Robert de Vaugondy map of the same title, but it is expanded to also cover Denmark, Finland and Livonia with a section of Poland and Prussia. The coastlines are well-drawn to illustrate the fjords and harbors, and inland the mountains, rivers, lakes and forests are equally detailed. There is a large inset of Iceland. This edition was published by Santini's successor, Giuseppe Antonio Remondini.

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Condition: B+

Faintly toned on centerfold with slight show through of color on verso.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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