Sweden Norway Denmark Gulf Finland 1796 antique M. Cary engraved hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland
Issued 1796, by M. Carey
Engraved by S. Hill, Boston
Fine original antique engraved map with original hand color.
Rare large format map engraved & printed in the United States prior to 1800.
Printed on quality paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.
In Good+ to near VG or better condition, couple well done old repairs on verso, minor light surface age wear, some age toning as typical, overall the map is clean and very attractive visually [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting antique map.
Any minor defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.
Sheet measures c. 21 3/4" W x 17 1/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 14 1/4" W x 12 7/8" H.
Original fold line as issued.
see Wheat & Brun, Maps Printed in America Before 1800 .