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Suecia Et Norvegia Cum Confiniis

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Suecia Et Norvegia Cum Confiniis : G. Mercator

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An attractive example of one of the first maps of all Scandinavia and certainly one of the most detailed. Covering all Norway, Finland and Sweden, except the southern tip of Gotia, the Baltic, and Gulfs of Finland and Bothnia, the map has an elaborate titlepiece at top left and the engraved signature of Mercator, the most influential cartographer of that, and arguably, any subsequent period. This well coloured example is from a Latin text issue of "Atlas".
mapmaker: G. Mercator  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1595-1623
medium and colour: copperplate, coloured
size in mm: 365 by 480mm (14.25 by 19 inches).
ref: 42142
literature: Koeman/van der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, I, map 1210:1A.

Price: £ 950

 
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