Auction 153, Lot 470

"Estats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie, ou sont Suede, Gotlande, Lapponie Suedoise, Finlande, Ingrie et Livonie...", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 6.6 inches
22.4 x 16.8 cm

This uncommon small map is centered on Finland, with Sweden and much of Norway to the west, and Frontieres de Moscovie to the east. It provides detailed information on the lakes, rivers, coastlines and settlements. A table in the upper right corner lists the kings of Sweden. The ornate title cartouche is designed in a military theme.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-18.

Condition: A+

A clean, bright example with minor toning along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 5/20/2015