Auction 140, Lot 491

"La Suede et la Norwege avec l'Islande", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 14.8 inches
53.3 x 37.6 cm

This attractive and nicely engraved map of Scandinavia presents good detail throughout. The political divisions of each country are delineated and there is an inset of Iceland. The map is flanked by French text describing the area. Surrounding the map and text is an elaborate border that shows two scenes of children studying geography and science. The map, text and border were all printed from separate plates with the text adhered to the sheet by the publisher.

References:

Condition: A

Nice strong impression and original color.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 5/23/2012

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