Auction 142, Lot 444

"Norvegia Regnum Divisum in suos Dioeceses Nidrosiensem, Bergensem, Opsloensem, et Stavangriensem et Praefecturam Bahusiae...", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Norway

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 23.5 inches
50.8 x 59.7 cm

Handsome map of Norway fully engraved with political boundaries, towns, and the topography of the land. An inset at top left depicts the northern coastline. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche surrounded by putti and the coat of arms of the region.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, with lovely old color and a few minor spots. A 1/2" fold separation at right has been professionally repaired. Trimmed close to neatline at right.

Estimate: $800 - $950

Sold for: $475

Closed on 11/28/2012