Danmark [Book On Denmark And Its Colonies]
Danmark [Book On Denmark And Its Colonies]
Danmark [Book On Denmark And Its Colonies]
Danmark [Book On Denmark And Its Colonies]
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Danmark [Book On Denmark And Its Colonies]

1856. Hardcover quarto with quarter leather and buckram boards, containing 71 tinted lithographs: one printed in colour and two with hand-colouring, each accompanied by topographical descriptions in Danish, with artist, lithographer, title and publisher’s line “Em. Baerentzen & Cos. Forlag, eneberettiget” in lower margin, 36.1 x 30cm. Boards split and detached from text block, backstrip missing, foxing and stains including to margins and some edges of images.

This folio shows views of Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and the US Virgin Islands (previously the Danish West Indies). It was published by Emilius Baerentzen in 1856 as a lithographic tour of the Danish overseas colonies, and contains scarce early images of these places. Ref: Wiki; Antiquarian Booksellers’ Assoc. of America.

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Item #CL199-23

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  other currencies

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