Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 496

"Sueciae, Norvegiae, et Daniae, Nova Tabula", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1653 (circa)

Publication: Nuevo Atlas

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 18.6 inches
55.4 x 47.2 cm

This decorative map of Scandinavia and the Baltic region features great detail. It is richly ornamented with sailing ships, a scale of miles accompanied by the figure of a surveyor, and a splendid title cartouche that includes coats of arms, flags, animals, and sea monsters. This is from a Spanish edition of the atlas, published from 1653 to 1666.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1210:1C.2.

Condition: B

Full original color on a slightly toned sheet with a few stains stains and couple of edge tears along the bottom edge that just enter the map image. There is a 1/2" centerfold separation at top and a 4" separation at bottom, the latter of which has archivally repaired.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/4/2016