Auction 141, Lot 428

"Westro-Goth-Lande ou sont les Provinces de Westro-Goth-Lande Dalie, et Vermelande", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Sweden

Period: 1666 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.5 x 16.8 inches
54.6 x 42.7 cm

This sharply engraved map details the area of southern Sweden from the west coast to the lakes of Vanern and Vattern. It is centered roughly on Linkoping (Lidkioping) and Lake Vanern, with Falkenberg in the south and Kolen in the north. A dramatic hunting scene forms the title cartouche. Published by Pierre Mariette at Rue St. Jacques a l'Esperance.

References:

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a few minor damp stains in the blank margin, away from the image.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/5/2012

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