Auction 154, Lot 464

"A General Chart of the Baltic or East Sea, Including the Gulfs of Botnia and Finland Compiled from the Surveys Made by Order of the Admiralties of Copenhagen, Stockholm & St. Petersburgh", Faden, William

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1803 (dated)

Publication: A General Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.9 x 31.4 inches
60.7 x 79.8 cm

This large and extremely detailed chart features a myriad of soundings and coastal detail. It extends from Pomerania and Copenhagen up the Baltic to include all of the Gulf of Bothnia. The chart includes two large insets: the entrance to St. Petersburg and the entrance to Revel (present-day Talinn, Estonia). Engraved by Samuel Neele.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression issued folding with a 2" fold separation at right and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/16/2015

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