Denmark Sweden Iceland Faroe Isles Scandinavia 1820-21 Carey large engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geographical and Statistical Map of Denmark and Sweden.
Map of Norway and Sweden Including the Places Rendered Celebrated by Battles & Sieges intended for the Elucidation of Lavoisne's Historical Atlas.
(Iceland / Faroe Islands).
Issued 1820, Philadelphia. Carey & Son. Engraved by Yeager.
Beautifully engraved early 19th century American-produced map. Printed on fine heavy paper with original hand color.
Map is surrounded by historical and factual extensive text, including commentary about history, commerce, religion, battles, military, topography, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, short 1" split at base of centerfold (no loss, easy to close), any age flaws minor, easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold.
Sheet Measures c. 17 5/8"H x 22"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 3/4"H x 14 1/2"W.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 151, et al.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 234.