Auction 150, Lot 451

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

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1719 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 19.2 inches
55.4 x 48.8 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: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SEN-2a #3.

Condition: B+

A fine impression on watermarked paper with original outline coloring and later color in the cartouche. There is minor soiling, archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom, and a tear that just enters map border at bottom that has also been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/17/2014

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