Catalog Archive
Auction 156, Lot 455

"Le Royaume de Norwege Divise en ses Cinq Principaux Gouvernements Dresse sur les Derniers Memoires des Plusieurs Auteurs", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: Norway & Sweden

Period: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.6 inches
16.5 x 21.8 cm

This charming, uncommon map illustrates Norway divided into provinces. It extends to include a bit of Sweden. A table at upper left lists the kings of Norway. Sea monsters, flying fish and ships fill the North Sea.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-17.

Condition: A

A clean, bright example with a spot of ink just outside of neatline at right.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/17/2016