Auction 171, Lot 472

"Regno di Danimarca Diviso nelle sue due Iutlandie Cioe Settentrionale in Quattro Diocesi et Australe...", Sanson/Rossi

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1677 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico...

Color: Hand Color

19.9 x 15.6 inches
50.5 x 39.6 cm

This handsome map of Denmark is filled with towns, roads, rivers, forests and topography. Sanson is credited in the large title cartouche, which features a military theme and is centered within Sweden. Engraved by S. Roger.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ROSS-1a #34.

Condition: B+

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a medallion watermark. There are faint damp stains in the bottom corners of the map and the left margin has been extended to match the right margin. There is a short worm track in the border at left that has been infilled, with loss of a minute amount of the image.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/6/2019