Auction 134, Lot 439

"Gotia", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

This tiny map focuses on southern Sweden with the cities of Vaxjo, Linkoping, Stockholm, and Uppsala, and including the islands of Gotland and Oland. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Dark impression with light soil and a professionally restored at the top and bottom right corners, well away from the map.

Estimate: $110 - $160


Closed on 12/1/2010