Auction 134, Lot 437

"Carte des Courones du Nord Dediee Autres Puissant et Tres Invincible Prince Charles XII. Roy de Suede, des Gots et des Vandales Grand Duc de Finlande &c. &c. &c.", Delisle/Dezauche

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel…

Color: Hand Color

24.3 x 17.8 inches
61.7 x 45.2 cm

This detailed map covers the northern parts of Sweden and Norway, and Finland with incredible detail of the watershed and topography. An elaborate, regal cartouche fills the Norwegian Sea, dedicating the map to Charles XII, King of Sweden, the Goths and the Vends. This is the top sheet of a two-part map. It has complete borders and stands well on its own.

References: Phillips (A) #3525-18.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 12/1/2010