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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1715Dahlberg, EricStockholmNova et accurata orbis arctoi tabula geographica$225 Picture

A copper plate engraved map.

Size: 10 1/4 inches X 15 inches to the neat line.

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior, clean copy.

Count Erik Dahlberg, a military man and engineer was born Stockholm, Sweden, and intensely studied mathematics, architecture, perspective and map drawing. He rose to the level of titled nobility due to his military abilities. In He was best known for compiling the impressive collection of drawings called Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna, or Ancient and Modern Sweden, from which this map is taken.

The title of this map is translated "Map of the Nordic countries in the present". It illustrates Norway, Sweden, and Finland as well as the Baltic Sea as found in the 18th century. Major cities are identified. The map is full of coats of arms in every region and surrounded with a decorative border.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 326, Dalhberg, Erik, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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