Auction 114, Lot 383

"Insulae Danicae in Mari Balthico Sitae, utpote Zeelandia, Fionia, Langelandia, Lalandia, Falstria, Fembria Mona…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.5 inches
57.2 x 49.5 cm

Very detailed and finely engraved chart of the main islands plus the eastern coastline of Denmark and a little of Sweden. Beautiful and elaborate cartouche with crest, numerous mermaids and a large vignette of the approach to Copenhagen with ships in the harbor. Title cartouche uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: B

Very nice impression on thick paper with adequate margins less bottom which is approximately 3/8". Old color. Water stain in lower corners, else very good.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/1/2006

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