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ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century Dutch map of Denmark]
Daniae Regni Typus. Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 315 x 410mm.
Ortelius's antique map of Denmark in full double page format, uncommon because it was replaced in 1581 by a half-plate map. This example has the pagination of the 1579 edition written over the number of the 1574 edition: the publishers were obviously using up the unused sheets of the earlier edition. VAN DEN BROECKE: 84.
[Ref: 12881]    £900.00 ($1,123 • €1,017 rates)


CUSTOS, Dominicus. [A family tree of the Estridsen dynasty of Danish kings]
Reges Daniæ Inclijto et Potentiss: Danæ et Nor:vegiæ Regi/ Christ:iano IV. DD. Augsburg, c.1625. 400 x 250mm.
A stylised family tree of the Estridsen dynasty from Valdemar I the Great, ruler of Denmark 1146-1182, to Christian IV, ruler 1588-1648, with a view of Haffnia ( Copenhagen) behind. It was published in Custos's 'Atrium heroicum' (first published 1602-4), a collection of portraits of the great and good, a forerunner of 'Who's Who'.
[Ref: 14675]    £120.00 ($150 • €136 rates)


SPEED, John. [The first English atlas map of Denmark]
The Kingdome of Denmarke... London: George Humble, 1627. Old colour. 390 x 500mm. Re-margined at top.
Highly decorative map of Denmark, engraved by Evert Symonz van Hamersvelt for Speed's 'Prospect of the… World', with ten costume vignettes down the sides and six city prospects, including Copenhagen & Hamburg (as Holstein was still subject to Denmark at the time), along the top.
[Ref: 15642]    £1,500.00 ($1,872 • €1,694 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Denmark]
Daniae Regni Typus. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Denmark. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14706]    £125.00 ($156 • €141 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [17th Century French Map of Denmark]
Carte du Royaume de Danemarq, et de la partie Meridionale de la Gotie. Paris, 1686. Original colour. 410 x 550mm.
Detailed map of Denmark, including both Schleswig & Holstein.
[Ref: 11443]    £200.00 ($250 • €226 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [Denmark Jutland]
Jutiæ Tabula in quæ sunt Diœceses Alburgensis, Wiburgensis, Ripensis et Arhusiensis... Amsterdam, c.1688. Original colour. 585 x 480mm. Split in centrefold repaired. Some slight colour offset.
Fine map of Northern Denmark, with decorative title and scale cartouches. KOEMAN: Wit 16.
[Ref: 7706]    £225.00 ($281 • €254 rates)


JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [Denmark]
Le Royaume de Danemark... Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, c.1700. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 590 x 890mm. Laid on linen, as issued.
A fine, large and decorative map of Denmark, from Mortier's issue of Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', with fine baroque title and scale cartouches. It is based on Sanson's map, which Jaillot had redrawn on a larger scale at the request of Sanson's heirs.
[Ref: 8323]    £450.00 ($562 • €508 rates)


JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [18th century sea chart of the Sund]
Carte de Detroit du Sond Contentant Costes de L'Isle de Zelande Comprises Nicopen et L'Isle de Meun, et celles du Schonen, Depuis la Pointe de Kol, jusqu'a Valsterbon. Paris: Depot de la Marine, c.1760. Coloured. 590 x 900mm. Good dark impression, a fine example.
A large chart of the Sund engraved by Charles Amadeus de Berey for Jaillot's 'Neptune François, but this example publshed by the French equivilent of the Admiralty, with their seal Seal and 'Prix Cinquante Sols' added. Orientated with north to the right, the chart is centred on Copenhagen, which is also the subject of the large inset detail.
[Ref: 14676]    £550.00 ($686 • €621 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Denmark]
Regni Daniae... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour. 490 x 590mm.
Colourful map of Denmark, then still possessing Schleswig and Holstein.
[Ref: 8312]    £300.00 ($374 • €339 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th century map of Denmark]
Regni Daniae in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum Insulae, Danicae, Provinciae, Iustia, Scania Blekingia Nova Tabula. Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour. 500 x 590mm. Extensive tear repaired, margins with ingrained dirt and more tears.
Colourful map of Denmark, which then still possessed Schleswig and Holstein. The striking large cartouche includes elaborate coat of arms.
[Ref: 13413]    £120.00 ($150 • €136 rates)


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