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Auction 183, Lot 351

"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
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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.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with full contemporary color, light offsetting, scattered foxing, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation at top.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 6/9/2021