1720 – J. B. Homann – Imperii Russorum
Title: “Generalis Totius Imperii Moscovitici Novissima Tabula Magnam Orbis terrarum partem a Polo Arcticousqe ad mare Iaponicum et Chinæ Septentrionalis confinia exibens…”
Decorative map of the Russian Empire from the Black Sea and the Baltic to Kamchatka, and includes China and Northern India. With beautiful ships and sea monsters around Spitsbergen. The cartouche shows Peter the Great standing as an emperor with symbols of trade, power and warfare.
Comes from Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Neuer Atlas …” published in Nürnberg, 1720.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size: 53,4 x 61,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Attractive hand coloring. Few brownish spots and reinforcements on verso.
This is an original antique map published in 1720 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity