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Auction 152, Lot 418

"Teatre de la Guerre des Couronnes du Nord", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

22.9 x 17.2 inches
58.2 x 43.7 cm
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This map depicts the Theater of War in northern Europe, from southern Scandinavia extending to Budapest, Hungary in the south and to Minsk, Belarus in the east. Political boundaries, towns, and rivers are shown. The routes from Paris to cities throughout the region are also depicted, including numerous water routes. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche featuring symbols of weaponry. Engraved by J. van Lugtenburg. A French title appears above the map: "Carte Nouvelle pour Servir a l'Intilligence des Affaires des Couronnes du Nord…"

References: Pastoureau, JAILLOT I F [307].

Condition: B+

A dark impression with lovely original color, a few very faint stains, and two short professionally repaired centerfold separations in Sweden and in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/18/2015