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VANHOJA SUOMEN KARTTOJA (Old Maps of Finland). Text in Finnish and English. English text by Prof. E. Pennanen

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Product description

Book is in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, has some light marks on front and back covers. A 2cm repaired tear at the bottom of the back cover, and a few small tears along the bottom edge. 111pp. With 28 Kartat (maps) -13 in colour and 11 Merikartat (Sea-Charts) one in colour, the maps and sea-charts are of excellent quality - see photos. The maps are dated from 1492 to 1799.
With 'Foreword and 'Introduction' in Finnish and English - please see photos for text in both languages. .

The purpose of the book is to illustrate the development of the cartographic image of Finland from an indefinite peninsula in the far North to its present shape, which it was given in the late 1700's after accurate surveys had replaced the earlier rough estimations as the basis of cartography.

Item details

Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
31x36.5cms
Edition:
First edition.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Kustannuskilta, Helsinki. 1973
Title:
VANHOJA SUOMEN KARTTOJA (Old Maps of Finland)

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Book is in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, has some light marks on front and back covers. A 2cm repaired tear at the bottom of the back cover, and a few small tears along the bottom edge. 111pp. With 28 Kartat (maps) -13 in colour and 11 Merikartat (Sea-Charts) one in colour, the maps and sea-charts are of excellent quality - see photos. The maps are dated from 1492 to 1799.
With 'Foreword and 'Introduction' in Finnish and English - please see photos for text in both languages. .

The purpose of the book is to illustrate the development of the cartographic image of Finland from an indefinite peninsula in the far North to its present shape, which it was given in the late 1700's after accurate surveys had replaced the earlier rough estimations as the basis of cartography.

Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
31x36.5cms
Edition:
First edition.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Kustannuskilta, Helsinki. 1973
Title:
VANHOJA SUOMEN KARTTOJA (Old Maps of Finland)

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