Auction 173, Lot 255

"Carte des Courones du Nord qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede, & Norwege, &c.", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northern Scandinavia

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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."

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Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 6/5/2019

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