'A NEW MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK...' By John Cary c.1801/1808

'A NEW MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK...' By John Cary c.1801/1808
SKU: cauafm/denm/001

Full Title: A NEW MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK, COMPREHENDING NORTH AND SOUTH JUTLAND, ZEELAND, FYEN, LAALAND, AND PART OF HOLSTEIN. FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES. By JOHN CARY Engraver. 1801.

A suberbly engraved, finely coloured and detailed early 19th century map of Denmark which was published in John Cary's New Universal Atlas (London: J. Cary, 1799/1808).

John Cary (c.1754-1835) was perhaps the greatest English map maker who ever lived as his maps were unsurpassed for there detail, accuracy, clarity and craftsmanship. His magnificent output of maps, including those from the ' New Universal Atlas', set a standard for other cartographers to follow and helped establish Britain as the world leader in early 19th century map making.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 51.4cms by 46.3cms (including imprint).
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins; centrfolded, as issued. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.