Mortier’s Map of ScandinaviaSKU: 6166
Mortier’s Map of Scandinavia
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51.5 x 60 cm
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.