"Gothia", Hondius, Henricus
Subject: Southern Sweden
Period: 1639 (circa)
Publication: Nouveau Theatre du Monde
Color: Hand Color
19.2 x 15.4 inches
48.8 x 39.1 cm
This map of the southern part of Sweden depicts the forested topography, lakes and numerous place names. The map is adorned with a superb strapwork cartouche that incorporates the distance scale. French text on verso, published between 1639-49.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1420:1.1.
A dark impression with full contemporary color, light offsetting, scattered foxing, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation at top.