Auction 112, Lot 395

"Regni Daniae Accuratissima delineatio", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1659 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Maior

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.5 x 17.8 inches
54.6 x 45.2 cm

A most decorative map of Denmark and part of Sweden, with two cartouches, scale of miles, coat-of-arms, compass rose, ships at sea and elegant calligraphy. The title cartouche is flanked by two Danes and putti adorn the distance scale and a second Dutch title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and superb original color with slight oxidation. Paper is very sound.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005

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