Auction 161, Lot 518

"La Suede, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, Etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1713 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.6 x 8.8 inches
29.5 x 22.4 cm

This charming and very detailed map identifies numerous place names, rivers, mountains and forests. It also shows the "Maelstroom", a notorious current, in a swirling pattern off the Norwegian coast. A small compass rose is placed in the center of the Baltic Sea and a beautiful, decorative title cartouche completes the composition.

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Condition: A+

A flawless example. On a sheet of watermarked paper with remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/8/2017

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