Auction 145, Lot 472

"La Suede et la Norwege avec l’Islande, divisees par Provinces, et sous deux Metropoles Eclesiastiques", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 11.2 inches
31.2 x 28.4 cm

This attractive map of Scandinavia presents the political divisions of each country with a large inset of Iceland. The map is enclosed in an elaborate rococo border that was printed from a separate copper plate.

References:

Condition: A+

Overall fine with a crisp impression, original color and very faint toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/12/2013

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