1729 – J. B. Homann – Tractus Norwegiæ Danicus


Title:                      “Tractus Norwegiæ Danicus Magnam Dioceseos Aggerhusiensis… Anno 1729 Cum Privilegio S. C. M.”​

One of the most impressive copper engraving map of Norway, it shows areas of  Cristania (Oslo), Sperillen Land, South of Cristania with Moss and Monnicke Island. A gorgeous decorative title cartouche and an impressive mining and smelting scenes decorating the map. Map is dated 1729!

Map comes from the atlas “Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt“ published in Nuremberg 1729.

Cartographer:      Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:           64,7 x 56,5 cm
Year:                     1729
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition, original hand coloring, strong press on watermarked paper. Light browning in lower center fold area.

This is an original antique map published in 1729 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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