Auction 129, Lot 505

"[2 Sheets] Carte des Courones du Nord Dediee Autres Puissant et Tres Invincible Prince Charles XII Roy de Suede, des Gots et des Vandales Grande Duc de Finlande &c.&c.&c.", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Scandinavia and Baltic

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

24 x 17.5 inches
61 x 44.5 cm

Magnificent 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. The cartography is based on Guillaume Delisle's 1708 map of the region. Printed on two separate sheets each with full borders. Dimensions given are for each sheet.


Condition: A

Faint toning on southern sheet, with a repair in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 9/23/2009