1792 – J. B. Elwe – Carte des Courones du Nord


Title:                      “Carte des Courones du Nord. Dediée au tres Puissant et tres Invincible Prince Charles XII Roy de Suede, des Gots et des Vandales Grand Duc de Finlande &c. Par son tres humble et tres obeisant serviteur Guillaume del’Isle de l’Academie Rle. des Sciences a Amsterdam Chéz Jan Bt. Elwe. MDCCXCII.

A beautifully detailed two sheet map of Scandinavia after Guillaume De L’Isle. It shows the territory of  Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia, along with parts of Lithuania, Poland and Germany and  parts of Russia.

The maps come from Jan Barend Elwe atlas “Planisphere Representant Toute L’Etendue du Monde dans L’Ordre qu’on suivi dans ce Livre” published in Amsterdam, 1792.

Cartographer:  Jan Barend Elwe (1777 – 1815)
Sheet size:           2*54,3 x 64,0 cm
Year:                     1792
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition. Strong print on watermarked paper. Fold as published. Contemporary hand coloring. Wide margins.


This is a genuine antique map published in 1792 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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