Denmark Scandinavia 1766 Desnos Brion decorative map sea monsters cartoucheBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Le Danemark divise par Provinces, et Dioceses sous une Metropole.
(Europe, Scandinavia, Denmark, Jutland, Schleiswig-Holstein, Zeland,).
Issued 1766, Paris by Brion.
Decorative and visually appealing mid-18th century engraved map with original hand color.
The large cartouche at top right has two large sea monsters at the bottom, note the engraved frame-like border.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light spotting, short closed split at bottom centerfold, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 11" H x 15 5/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 10 7/8" H x 11 7/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.