Europa Secundum Legitimas Homann Antique Map Europe 1743
Europa Secundum Legitimas Antique Map of Europe
Dimensions: 620 x 530 mm; 24 x 21 inches (approx)
Engraver: J. Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Technique: Copper engraving
Highly detailed decorative map of Europe based upon Haas’ stereographic horizontal projection, which was featured in his book on cartographic methodology. Large decorative cartouche in top left features Europa, crowns, horse heads, putti and the figure of Fame with her trumpet. In top margin there is a title in French language. Partially colored with handsome chart in bottom left corner.
Condition: Folded as issued, few tears with some signs of ageing. Slightly damaged along the line of folding and along the edges. Stains and signs of ageing.
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This is an original antique map. We don’t sell reproductions.
Item will be shipped in cardboard tube.