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Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  Mappa fluminis dicti vulgo Beldt, cum omnibus Littoralibus oris, Limitibus, Situque terrarum vulgo dicatrum Lalandiae, usque ad Stephani Caput / Caerte vanden Beldt, met alle Sijn Zee Custen,Streckinge en gele gentherijt va lande, va Lalandt tot Situens hoost. [Heightened in Gold!]

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Title: Mappa fluminis dicti vulgo Beldt, cum omnibus Littoralibus oris, Limitibus, Situque terrarum vulgo dicatrum Lalandiae, usque ad Stephani Caput / Caerte vanden Beldt, met alle Sijn Zee Custen,Streckinge en gele gentherijt va lande, va Lalandt tot Situens hoost. [Heightened in Gold!]

Map Maker: Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1588 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 13 inches

Condition: VG-

Price: $1,600.00

Inventory ID: 39236se


Description:

Old Color, gold heightened example of Waghenaer's sea chart showing a significant part of the coastline of Denmark.

The chart includes the modern cities of Randers, Kalundborg, Korsor, Aarhus, Horsens, Vejle, Kolin, Haderslev, Sonderborg, Nordborg, Flensburg, Murwick, Skaelskor, Nykobing and Gjerlev.

The chart is richly embellished with compass roses, sea monsters, sailing ships and rhumb lines. The map appeared in Waghenaer's Speigel der Zeevaerdt. 

Waghenaer's Spiegel was the first engraved sea atlas. The present example bears the Van Deutecum signature as engraver.


Condition Description: Heightened in Gold. Old Color, recently refreshed. Some significant staining near Zeelandiae and thinness, with minor loss.


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Maps of Denmark
Maps of Scandinavia