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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1715Dahlberg, ErikStockholmTopographica Delineatio Camporum Bravallensium in Smolandiae $150 Picture

A copper plate engraved map.

Size: 11 1/2 inches X 14 3/4 inches to the plate marks

Map Type: Atlas

This is an excellent, dark copy. General age toning, and some darkening on the center line.

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 Bråvalla moor in Småland, Kronoberg county, Allbo parish in Värend, where Swedes and Geats fought their heralded battles with the Huns, Cimbrians, Danes, Juts, Friesans and other strange peoples, where the graves and memorial stones over the fallen can still be seen."

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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