1720 – J. B. HOMANN – Atlas Novus
Title: “Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia Regna et Status exactis Tabulis Geographice demonstrans . . .”
Highly decorative title page, from Homann’s “Atlas Novus” engraved by Caspar Luycken, published in Nuremberg 1720. It shows in the middle, the globe focused on Europe and Africa, extensive staffage of figurative allegories of Greek mythology, including wind gods, Mercury, Neptune and Atlas, which holds the starry sky.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size: 31,7 x 51,8 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Strong press on watermarked paper. Narrow left margin.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is an original antique map published in 1720 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!
On your request we will provide a Certificate of Authenticity.