Auction 95, Lot 246

"Nova et accurata Tabula episcopatuum Stavangriensis, Bergensis et Asloiensis Vicinarumque aliquot territoriorum", Jansson

Subject: Norway

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 15.7 inches
48.8 x 39.9 cm

Fine decorative map of southern Norway from 61 deg. N. Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen prominently shown. The map presents a vivid view of the fiords and mountains topography and is embellished with wildlife, sea monsters, sailing ships, title and distance scale cartouches and a coat of arms. Latin text on verso. Attractive later color, with partially colored herald.

References:

Condition: B

Professional repairs on centerfold, some paper replaced in margins and minor crease parallel to centerfold. Attractive later color, with partially colored herald.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/13/2001

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