Auction 145, Lot 471

"Regni Sueciae in omnes suas Subjacentes Provincias Accurate Divisi Tabula Generalis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.2 inches
57.2 x 48.8 cm

This detailed map illustrates Sweden, parts of Norway and Finland, and the Baltic states that were at the time under her control - Latvia and Estonia. Scores of towns and villages, rivers and lakes and islands are located and named. The large decorative title cartouche features the royal coat of arms, a trumpeting angel, putti and soldiers.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.HOM-1c #58.

Condition: C+

Light soiling with several short tears that enter 1" into map and a few chips at bottom that have all been archivally repaired, with some loss of border. The map was completely separated along centerfold, which has also been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/12/2013