Rare and very beautiful sea chart of the coasts of Denmark by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline of Jutland with Aalborg, Hals, Saeby, Hirtshals to Skagen and the island of Laesoe (Læsø). With two decorative cartouches, the profile of the coastline, four large sailing ship, two beautiful compass roses and two whales. Oriented to the Southeast. Engraved by J. van Doetecum. From the Latin edition of the Spieghel der Zeevaerdt of 1588.
Two worm traces close to centrefold filled, later colour. Very good condition.
Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer was a Dutch skipper and cartographer. His famous sea atlas was published first in 1584, and was called the Spieghel der zeevaerdt (Mariner's mirror).
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