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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29

Maps & Atlases / Folding Maps

Price: EUR 140,00

T. A. v. Mentzer

Res-Karta öfver Sverige, upptagande Jernvägs- och Telegraf-linier med Stationer, Postkontor, Gästgifvaregårdar, Större egendomar, Bruk, Fabriker, Verk, och Inrättningar m. m. (..) Tredje Upplagan.

Third edition. Stockholm. P. A. Huldbergs Bokhandel Regeringsgatan N.o 11. [1869] 18,5 x 13 cm folded. 92,5 cm x 75 cm unfolded, including margins. Map folding into a paper board portfolio.

Green paper board portfolio with title at the front board and advertisments at the back board. Cloth spine. Green paste down title at the back of the map. The map is mounted on linen. Board edges somewhat worn. Some discreet brown stains to the map. Some stains to the verso. Two cornes dog eared.

A beautiful hand colored travel-map of Sweden. It shows train lines, telegraph lines, inns, post offices, factories, larger estates etc. It has insets of the northern part of the country and the island of Gotland. Explanations to the map and coats of arms of swedish provinces and towns in the margins. Mentzer was the architecht behind a number of swedish atlases and single maps in the second half of the 19th. century. In 1860 he published a world atlas in folio. Several editions were printed. Mentzer also joined forces with the historian C. F. Wiberg to publish a historical atlas on Sweden as well as a historical atlas on the world, published in several editions. Mentzers work created important domestic competition to the all dominant german atlases and maps of the time. Scarce.

Item No: 936