Scandinavia and Baltic States
The sublime map of GreaterSweden! First edition!
Date of first publication: 1662-1666
Date of this map: also 1662-1666; bottom right ‘J. Lhuillier’. From 1665 the top right held the mention ‘fo.15’
Dimensions (not including margins): 38 x 49,3 cm
Condition: superb. Sharp copper engraving printed on strong paper. Centre fold is as published. Small tear bottom centre, professionally restored. Excellently original coloured. Wide margins.
Condition rating: A+
Map reference: Carhart, 79.1 ca
From: the atlas Atlas Maior. George Carhart, Frederik de Wit and he first concise reference atlas, page 307
This map was published by de Wit until 1666 and in 1689 replaced by another map.
Tabula Regnorum Sueciae et Norvegiae by de Wit
This unique map shows Greater Sweden at the height of its territorial expansion, where it took control of Finland and parts of Norway, Russia and the Baltics.
Title: Tabula Regnorum Sueciae et Norvegiae