Gorgeous, old coloured map of Denmark by M. Jordanus from the town book Civitates orbis terrarum by Braun and Hogenberg. Showing Denmark with Holstein and Zealand with Bornholm in the east. Decorated with three cartouches, the coat of arms of Denmark, two whales and a sailing boat. This is the first state. Later the date M.D.LXXXV. in the lower title cartouche was removed.
Dreyer-E., Geschichte, p. 102:
The oldest printed general map of Denmark.
This map is the only map that was bound into the town book of Braun and Hogenberg.
|Cartographer||Braun & Hogenberg|
|Title||Danorum Marca, vel Cimbricum, aut Daniae regnum...|
|Publisher, Year||Gottfried von Kempen, Cologne, 1585 |
|Plate Size||38.5 x 46.5 cm (15.2 x 18.3 inches)|
|Sheet Size||41.5 x 58.0 cm (16.3 x 22.8 inches)|
|Reference||Van der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 4986.1|
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