"Carte des Courones du Nord qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede, & Norwege, &c.", Delisle/Covens & Mortier
Subject: Northern Scandinavia
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23.7 x 17.5 inches
60.2 x 44.5 cm
This is the northern sheet of this magnificent map of Scandinavia, depicting Norway, Sweden, and Finland from the Gulf of Bothnia north to the Barents Sea. The map is filled with excellent detail of the topography and the cities, towns and villages. Adorned with a brilliant figurative armorial cartouche. Alternative title at top reads: "Teatre de la Guerre des Courones du Nord qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede, & Norwege &c."
A dark impression on a sturdy sheet with a couple of minor creases along the centerfold and a short centerfold separation along the top edge of the sheet. There are remnants of non-archival tape along the top edge of the sheet on verso.