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Auction 179, Lot 504

"La Norvegia Divisa nelle sue Provincie Delineat Sulle Ultime Osservazioni", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Southern Norway

Period: 1796 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Black & White

13.3 x 18.5 inches
33.8 x 47 cm
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This handsome Italian map of southern Norway was copied from Zatta's 1781 map. It features excellent topographical detail of the rugged terrain, fjords, and inland waterways. The elegant title cartouche at top left includes a vignette of fishing.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #670 Vol. II #58.

Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with a bit of light toning along the centerfold. There are damp stains confined to the left blank margin, well away from the map image.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/16/2020