Auction 158, Lot 275

"Carte du Detroit du Sond Contenant les Costes de l'Isle de Zelande Comprises Entre Nicopen et l'Isle de Meun, et Celles du Schonen...", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Oresund, Eastern Denmark

Period: 1693 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34.9 x 22.9 inches
88.6 x 58.2 cm

This oversized chart depicts the Oresund, which forms the border between Skane, Sweden and Sjaelland, Denmark. The chart is filled with navigational details and topographical information along the coastline. A large inset focuses on the area around Copenhagen and the islands of Amager and Saltholm. Two large compass roses orient north to the right. The engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine is directly below the title, along with the price Prix, trente Sols. Engraved by Berey.

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression on sturdy, watermarked paper with light offsetting and minor soiling. A tear confined to bottom blank margin has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/22/2016

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