Auction 132, Lot 435

"Tabula Regnorum Sueciae et Norvegiae", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 17.3 inches
55.4 x 43.9 cm

This finely detailed map of Scandinavia and the Baltic was engraved by J. Lhuiler. It provides a great deal of information, particularly in Sweden and along the coastlines. It extends to the White Sea with a notation concerning the inhabitants of Lapland. The title cartouche is topped by the royal arms of Sweden, then the most powerful nation in the region that included present-day Finland and Ingria (the region of St. Petersburg).

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Condition: A

Fine original color with pleasant overall light toning. There is an old paper repair in the top margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/2/2010

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