"Insulae Danicae in Mari Balthico Sitae, utpote Zeelandia, Fionia, Langelandia, Lalandia, Falstria, Fembria Mona…", Homann, Johann Baptist
Period: 1716 (published)
Publication: Grosser Atlas
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm
Very detailed and finely engraved chart of the main islands plus the eastern coastline of Denmark and a little of Sweden. The superb cartouche features a large vignette depicting the approach to Copenhagen with ships in the harbor. It is further adorned with the royal arms and a scene of merfolk frolicking in the sea.
Fine impression and original color. Bit of minor foxing in margins, still fine.