Auction 145, Lot 478

"A New Map of the Kingdom of Denmark with the Dutchy of Holstein &c. According to the Newest Observations", Senex, John

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1709 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.1 x 19.3 inches
56.1 x 49 cm

This decorative map of Denmark divides the country into dioceses, extending south to include Hamburg. There is good detail of towns, roads, rivers and topography. A lovely title cartouche fills the interior of Sweden, featuring a pastoral scene and a dedication to Lord Balhaven. Engraved by Herman Moll.

References:

Condition: B

Watermarked paper with original outline color in map and later color in cartouche, light toning, and minor offsetting. There is one archivally repaired crack caused by the oxidation of the green pigment, and a short centerfold separation at bottom that has also been archivally repaired. Remargined at bottom with a portion of neatline in facsimile.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2013

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