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Auction 176, Lot 776


"Scandia: Important Early Maps of the Northern Regions & Maps and Charts of Norway",

Subject: References, Scandinavia

Period: 2002 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9 x 12 inches
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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This catalogue was published in conjunction with a 2002 exhibition at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America that was drawn from the collection of William B. Ginsberg and his wife, Inger Gundersen Ginsberg. It illustrates some of the earliest known maps of the northern regions, which are beautifully drawn and highly detailed, and includes important works from Ginsberg's cartographic collection. The catalogue is a tribute to his scholarship and passion. A must for any collector of maps of the Northern Regions. 4to, 96 pp., with over 75 illustrations. Bound in illustrated paper covers.


Condition: B+

Bottom corner is slightly bumped, and there is minor wear to the covers.

Estimate: $35 - $55

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/12/2020