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Stock# 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.