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Auction 115, Lot 410

"Daniae Regni Typus", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12 inches
40.6 x 30.5 cm
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Striking map focuses on Denmark, but extends from the German coastline north to include part of the Norwegian coastline and the southern part of Sweden including Stockholm. It is based upon Cornelis Anthoniszoon's Caerte van Oostand, and maps by Sgrothen, Olaus and Jordanus. The map is decorated with a fine title cartouche and large sailing ship. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #84.

Condition: B

Faint toning along centerfold. Some soil and an old paper repair in blank margins.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/21/2006