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Hand colored map of Skaraborgs, Sweden. Shows administrative divisions. Includes notes and explanation of signs. Prime meridian: Paris.
The first comprehensive atlas of Sweden and Finland. Four parts in 1 volume, each part with separate title page, identifying various areas in Sweden and Finland, dated: 1797, 1799, 1801 and 1807. Each edition with more maps added. Published by Samuel Gustav Hermelin. Consists of 30 hand colored maps, some folded, dated 1796-1812, and 4 views on title page of each part. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Maps showing administrative divisions, major cities, towns, rivers, roads, canals, bridges, fortification and mountains. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Maps by Anton Swab, Clas Wallman, P.A. Ornskold, F.A.U. Cronstedt, C.M. Robsahm, Carl Peter Hällstrom, Carl Fredrik Akrell, Carl Gustaf af Forsell, and Mattias Wallberg; drawn by C.E. Enagrius; engraved by Fredrik Akrel, G. Broling, Samuel John Neele, Samuel Anderson, C.G. Lundgren, and Erik Åkerlund. Views drawn by J.F. Martin, Clas Wallman, Carl Peter Hallstrom, and Carl Fredrik Akrell; engraved by Fredrik Akrel, J.F. Martin, Carl Fredrik Akrell, M. Heland and C.G. Gillberg. Bound in marbled half leather covers, with title “Hermelin Kartor ofver Swerige” in gilt lettering on spine.