Auction 142, Lot 437

"Les Royaumes de Suede et de Norwege, Divises en leurs Provinces ou Gouvernemens…", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

22.4 x 19.1 inches
56.9 x 48.5 cm

Large and beautifully engraved chart of Sweden, Norway and Finland. There is good detail of watershed and lakes, topography, towns and villages, islands, etc. The map includes portions of Russia including St. Petersburg, Curlande, Livonie and Ingrie with an inset of Iceland and a large rococo cartouche.

References: Pedley #68.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a few unobtrusive spots and a couple of tiny tears in blank margins, far from map. There are tears along the plate mark, outside of the map, that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/28/2012