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Mortier’s Map of Scandinavia

SKU: 6166
£950.00

Title:
Mortier’s Map of Scandinavia

Date of publication:
c.1700

Printed Measurement:
51.5 x 60 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Pierre Mortier
  • La Scandinavie ou sont les Royaumes de Suede, Danemark et Norwege

    Copper engraving, 51.5 x 60 cm, after Jaillot, original hand-colour, waterstain at centrefold, lower margin renewed, blank verso.

    Pieter Mortier (1661-1711) went into partnership with Parisian publisher Alexis Hubert Jaillot. Mortier contributed to the revival of the Dutch map trade, which had been flagging since the achievements of the Golden Age cartographers.