"Denmark", Colton, George Woolworth
Period: 1855 (dated)
Publication: Illustrated Atlas of the World
Color: Hand Color
13 x 15.6 inches
33 x 39.6 cm
Finely engraved steel-plate map details the country with excellent detail throughout. The legend lists railroads, canals, battle fields and more. A note itemizes Iceland's ports that are now open to foreign trade. Three insets detail the outlying islands of Dornholm, Iceland, and the Fareos. The map features Colton's distinctive scroll-style border. This map was published in the first edition of Colton's monumental world atlas in 1856.
A beautiful, near flawless example with bright original coloring and full margins. A little marginal edge toning and a few tiny spots, else fine.