1730 – M. Seutter – Atlas Novus


Title:                   “Atlas Novus sive Tabulae Geographicae Totius Orbis Faciem, Partes, Imperia, Regna et Provincias…”


Highly decorative title page with a Queen sitting on a globe depicting Africa, Asia and Europe. In the foreground further allegorical figures of Mars, Minerva, Mercury and Neptune, each holding a map. In the background, Neptune floats in the sea, while putti fly overhead holding a torch and a dove, symbolizing the conflicting nature of war and peace. Copper engraving published in Augsburg, 1730.

Title page comes together with atlas’ leather cover and few pages with contemporary writings.

Cartographer:     Matthaeus Seutter (1678 – 1757)
Sheet size:          29,6 x 52,5 cm
Year:                   1730
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Narrow margins. Left side a little bit stained.

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


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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