Auction 133, Lot 407

"Seconde Partie de la Carte d'Europe contenant le Danemark et la Norwege, la Suede, et la Russie (a l'exception de l'Ukraine)", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1758 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

39.7 x 27 inches
100.8 x 68.6 cm

This finely engraved chart covers the region from Denmark through to the Urals, and all of Scandinavia. The map is filled with great detail of the terrain and watershed and names scores of small towns and villages. Large decorative title cartouche with eight distance scales below. Large inset at upper left shows the island of Iceland. Engraved by G. De la Haye.


Condition: B+

Original outline color with good impression on thick paper with original margins. A small area of foxing or toning at lower right in map and a short tear from left into map, closed on verso.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/1/2010