Auction 149, Lot 458

"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 (A) #5960-32.

Condition: B

A nice impression with moderate toning along the centerfold, faint offsetting, and several small damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/21/2014

Archived