Catalog Archive
Auction 146, Lot 438

"La Suede, et la Norwege avec l'Islande...", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General, Civil et Ecclesiastique

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 9.2 inches
25.9 x 23.4 cm
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This attractive and nicely engraved map of Scandinavia presents the political divisions of each country with an inset of Iceland. The map is flanked by French text describing the area. The map, text and border were all printed from separate plates with the text adhered to the sheet by the publisher. The sheet with text measures 18.8 x 11".

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BRI-3b.

Condition: B+

A nice impression printed on bluish paper with very light toning along centerfold and edges of sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 9/4/2013