Auction 146, Lot 452

"Regni Daniae in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum Insulae Danicae Provinciae Iutia Scania Blekingia Nova Tabula", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1738 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19.1 inches
57.4 x 48.5 cm

This magnificent map covers all of Denmark, the northern tip of Germany and the southern tip of Sweden. The land is fully engraved with mountains, forests and cities. The title cartouche is quite elaborate with a host of livestock and the traditional woodwose standing guard over the coat of arms in the center.

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression with attractive color on watermarked paper. There is minor printer's ink residue, a small abrasion just above Randers, several archivally repaired centerfold separations, and two short printer's creases at bottom near centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/4/2013

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