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Auction 190, Lot 383

"Daniae Regni Typus", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Denmark & Southern Sweden

Period: 1570 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

16.4 x 12.5 inches
41.7 x 31.8 cm
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This striking map focuses on Denmark, but extends from the German coastline north to include part of the Norwegian coastline and the southern part of Sweden, including Stockholm. The map is based upon Cornelis Anthoniszoon's Caerte van Oostand, and maps by Sgrothen, Olaus and Jordanus. A decorative title cartouche and large sailing ship complete the composition. Latin text on verso, published in the first edition of the Theatrum.

References: Van den Broecke #84.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with an eagle watermark and professional repairs to a couple of centerfold separations at bottom.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $350

Closed on 11/16/2022