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1743 – Homann Heirs – Europa Secundum Legitimas

Title:                      “Europa Secundum Legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae Regulas et Juxta Recentissimas Observationes Aeque ac Relationes…”​

Decorative map of Europe with good detail throughout. It is based upon Haas’ stereographic horizontal projection, which was featured in his book on cartographic methodology. Large decorative cartouche features Europa, crowns, horse heads, putti and the figure of Fame with her trumpet. A handsome chart that extends to include Iceland, the Mediterranean, and part of Northern Africa. French title L’Europe dessinee Suivant les Regles… is in top margin.

Cartographer:      Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:            62 x 53 cm
Year:                      1743
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition, original colors, map dated.

This is an original antique map published in 1743 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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