Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 941

 
Dänemark - The Kingdome of Denmarke.


 
941
Dänemark
The Kingdome of Denmarke., 1676.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 952
Sold:
€ 720 / $ 856

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Dänemark. - Dänemark. - Speed. -
The Kingdome of Denmarke. Coloured engraving by J. Speed by Bassett and Chiswell, London 1676. 39,3 : 51,5 cm.
From the later edition of Speed's atlas, published by Bassett and Chiswell in 1676. - Splendid map of Denmark with Schleswig-Holstein and South Sweden. The outline coloured map is framed by three coloured picture bars with six small city views in an oval in the upper margin and together ten depictions of costumes in the sides. With two coloured decorative cartouches and maritime decorations. - Slightly browned in the outer margin, else fine copy.
Beautiful carte-à-figures of Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein and the southern part of Sweden. With six small oval views, showing amongst others Copenhagen and Hamburg, and ten illustrations of local costumes. From the later Bassett and Chiswell edition of Speed's atlas. - Outer margin slightly browned, else a well-preserved copy.

941
Dänemark
The Kingdome of Denmarke., 1676.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 952
Sold:
€ 720 / $ 856

(incl. 20% surcharge)