Auction 130, Lot 448

"Carte des Estats de la Couronne de Suede avec des Remarques et des Tables Tres Instructives", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1714 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.5 x 19.3 inches
49.5 x 49 cm

This map shows most all of Finland, Sweden and Norway save the northern reaches, and includes much of the Baltics. Extends into Russia to locate St. Petersburg (Nyskantz F. de la Nie) and westward to include Gotland. Precisely engraved to include scores of towns and villages, watershed and coastal details. With text and coats-of-arms at the sides. Published in Amsterdam.

References:

Condition: B+

The map is very good to fine but for a small and very light area of toning in upper left. Crisp, dark impression and original margins. Some edge toning in margins apparently from prior matting.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/2/2009

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