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London: William Faden, 1801. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 24"x15 1/4". This scarce sea chart of the strait between Denmark and Sweden covers the Öresund between the island of Zealand or Sealand and the southern tip of Sweden. The chart notes numerous depth soundings in fathoms as well as coastal features, anchorages, lighthouses, navigational hazards, towns, important roads and other information useful to a mariner. Important cities of Copenhagen, Malmo and Landscrona are identified with important buildings and...
London: William Faden, 1804. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 23" x 31". This scarce map of the disputed territory of the Duchy of Holstein in 1804 when it still belonged to Denmark. The chart notes fortified towns, market towns, castles, and other important notations which are visibly marked with a detailed key. Original hand colour. Important cities of Hamburg, Lubeck, and Eutin are identified. In 1848, there was an uprising in the Duchies of Schleswig (directly north of Holstein), and...
London: William Faden, 1790. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 28" x 20.5". Includes both Schleswig and Holstein, while today part of the former and all of the latter are northern Germany. Shows rail lines, post roads and tracks of post vessels. Some offsetting and creases to upper and lower left corners.
Paris: de Fer, Nicolas, 1725. Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 5.25" x 6.25". Charming miniature map of Denmark with the Coat of Arms incorporated in the cartouche. Map includes both Schleswig and Holstein, while today part of the former and all of the latter are northern Germany. Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) was a French cartographer, engraver and publisher. He became official geographer to the French Dauphin (1691) and to the Spanish King (1702).
T. Cadell. Map. Hand-colored engraving. Image size 12" x 14". This beautiful 18th century map of the Danish Dutchies of Sleswick and Holstein (today Schleswig-Holstein in Germany) also includes Zealand Island, Lolland Island, Falster Island, Funen Island. Thomas Kitchin (1719-1784) was an English engraver and map-maker. His maps and atlases of England earned him the position of hydrographer to the King. Kitchin produced many maps for The London Magazine which was founded in 1732 and is still published today.