LAPPONIA, AUCT. ANDREA BURAEO SUECO.

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Joan Blaeu


Lapponia, Auct. Andrea Buraeo Sueco.

Copper plate engraving, c.1635.
Image size 16 1/4 x 20 7/8" (41.5 x 53 cm).
Good condition. Fine original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97416
Price: $425.00
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A detailed map of Lapland that was based on the cartography of Andreas Bureus.

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.

Dutch text on verso.
Maps

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