1730 – J. B. Homann – Magnae Britannia


Title:                      “Magna Britannia complectens Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Regna in suas Provincias et Comitatus divisa repraesentante Io. Bapt. Homann Norimberg​”​

Very decorative map of the British Isles, with spectacular large format cartouche, coat of arms and an allegorical representation of Europe resting on a globe. This map is printed from the first of two plates and shows the portrait of Queen Anne.

The map comes from the Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia…“ published in Nuremberg 1730.

Cartographer:       Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:              60,7 x 51,6 cm
Year:                        1730
Technique:            copper engraving

Good condition. Contemporary coloring, paper with watermark.

This is an original antique map published in 1730 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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