1710 – J. B. Homann – Regnum Borussiae Seerenissimi
Title: “Regnum Borussiae gloriosis auspicijs Seerenissimi et Potentissimi Princip Friderici III…”
The fifth variant of the house Homann and the only one with the portrait of Frederick the Great in the cartridge. Gorgeous map of the Baltic region, from Memel to Pomerania, extending south to Poland. Centered on Dantzig, Konigsberg, Heilsperg, etc. Magnificent ornate clolor cartouche.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Leaf size: 52,0 x 62,0 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Centrefold as issued. Lower centerfold and lower left corner reinforced. Striking old colors. 4 cm split in upper part restored.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1710 and not a modern copy or reprint!