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Auction 189, Lot 406

"Estats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie ou sont Suede, Gotlande, Lapponie Suedoise, Finlande, Ingrie et Livonie...", Leth, Hendrik de

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Geographique & Historique...

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6.4 inches
21.6 x 16.3 cm
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This uncommon small map is centered on Finland, with Sweden and much of Norway to the west, and Frontieres de Moscovie to the east. It provides detailed information on the lakes, rivers, coastlines and settlements. The ornate title cartouche is designed in a military theme. For his Nouvel Atlas, Leth made close copies of Jacques Chiquet's maps published in Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas in 1719.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LETH-1a.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with contemporary outline color, issued folding with light toning along the folds and short fold separations that have been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/14/2022