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HOFFMANN, Johann. [A rare two-sheet map of Scandinavia]
Scandia sive Scandina / via, eigz. adhærentia Regna Sveciæ. Daniæ et Norwegiæ, Divisa in suus principales Provincias... Nürenburg, 1674. Two sheets conjoined, total 570 x 880mm. Narrow top margin, folds strenghtened on verso. A fine and dark impression.
A large and decorative map of Scandinavia engraved by Sigmund Gabriel Hipschmann, copied from Alexis Hubert Jaillot's map from his 'Atlas Nouveau'. In turn it was based on Sanson's map, which Jaillot had redrawn on a larger scale at the request of Sanson's heirs.
[Ref: 17295]    £1,100.00 ($1,441 • €1,232 rates)

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