1710 – J. B. Homann – Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis
Title: “Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis …Friederici III…”
Gorgeous map of the Baltic region, from Memel ( Klaipeda ) to Pomerania, extending south to Poland. Centered on Dantzig, Konigsberg, Heilsperg, etc. Magnificent ornate color cartouche. A gorgeous full color example. This example includes the extraordinary early cartouche employed by Homann for this map–one of the most elaborate of all of his cartouches. A striking dark impression of this rare early edition of Homann’s map.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Leaf size: 51,5 x 61,0 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Centrefold as issued, lower centerfold and upper corners reinforced.
Original strong colors.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1710 and not a modern copy or reprint!