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Description

Detailed and scarce antique Swedish map of the region around Stockholm and to its north and west.

The map extends from Arboga in the west to Björknäs in the east; in the southwest, the map extends to Mariefred, in the northeast, it extends to Upsala.

On the right side of the map, the coat of arms of Uppland is featured. On the left, the coat of arms of Westmannia (Västmanland) is illustrated. At the bottom of the map is the coat of arms of Södermanland.

The map's engraver, Erik Geringius, lived from 1707-1747. He was one of the most important Swedish engravers during the first half of the 18th century.

Rarity

We locate copies at the National Archives Upsulla (Sweden), Royal Danish Library, and Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek (Switzerland)

Condition Description
Original wash hand-color. Large map with contemporary folds, some splitting at folds. Trimmed inside the graticulated border at upper border and at the left.