Auction 146, Lot 435

"Scandinavia Complectens Sueciae Daniae & Norvegiae Regna ex Tabulis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Beautiful folio map of Scandinavia, including the Baltic States with a portion of northeastern Russia, locates Moscow, S. Michael Archangel, Konigsberg, and more. Elaborate figurative cartouche features a herald, putti, angels, a lion, and royal coat-of-arms. Four distance scales at upper right.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #5960-32.

Condition: B+

Original color on very heavy paper with light soiling, a printer's crease near centerfold at bottom, and faint damp stains that just enter map image at bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/4/2013

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