LAPPONIA AUCT. ANDREA BURAEO SUECO.

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Joan Blaeu


Lapponia Auct. Andrea Buraeo Sueco.

Copper plate engraving, c.1688.
Image size 16 1/4 x 20 1/2" (414 x 520 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save some soiling in outer margins. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 73325
Price: $475.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Wolfgang, Amsterdam.
A detailed map of Lapland that was based on the cartography of Andreas Bureus. This map was issued in Wolfgang's "Atlas Minor" which is a compilation of maps originally issued by Blaeu, de Wit, Visscher and others.

Andreas Bureus (1571–1646) is known as the father of Swedish cartography.. In 1628 he was assigned the task of founding what was to become the Swedish National Land Survey. Bureus completed a six sheet wall map of the Nordic countries in 1626.
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