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Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Title: Carte des Estats de la Couronne de Sučde avec des Remarques et des Tables Tres Instructives.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1732
Size: 19.9 x 23.6 inches.
50.5 x 60.0 cm.

Condition: Very fine condition. Foldings as issued.
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Map shows Denmark with the southern part of Sweden and the northern coast of Germany with the island Rügen.This impressive map is the sixth plate in volume four of Chatelain's celebrated encyclopedia, Atlas Historique. Printed in 1714, this unique engraving is from the first edition of volume four published by Chatelain as part of his large seven volume work. This is a lovely impression of Chatelain's large fold out map of Sweden. Flanked by two long columns of text, this chart is considered one of the most decorative maps in the atlas. The map covers all of Sweden and Finland as well as the Baltic States: Estonia and Latvia. Most of Norway is included to the east of Sweden, and the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea are all clearly identified. The map covers the northern section of the Russian border, extending as far east as the White Sea. Great attention has been paid to the geographical features of the area as well as the many waterways and mountains scattered across the terrain. The extensive key table identifies the various regions and principle towns and the descriptive notes provide a detailed account of Swedish history. By combining a wealth of historical and geographical information with delicate engraving and an uncomplicated composition, this elegant map is a superb example from the golden age of French mapmaking.

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CHATELAIN, H. - Carte des Estats de la Couronne de Sučde avec des Remarques et des Tables Tres Instructives.

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