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Auction 94, Lot 265

"Carte de la Mer Baltique Contenant les Bancs, Isles et Costes Comprises entre l'Isle de Zelande et l'Extrimite du Golfe de Finlande", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1693 (dated)

Publication: Neptune Francaise

Color: Hand Color

34.5 x 23.5 inches
87.6 x 59.7 cm
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Handsome, large sea chart of the Baltic Sea with beautiful detail of the coastlines including engraving of mountains, cities and forests. Large inset of "Carte de la Rade de Dantzik" depicting the harbor and entrance to the city. Rhumb lines and a compass rose with original color.


Condition: B

Water stains in margins, old repairs on fold, which should be redone. Overall a very attractive chart.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/7/2001