1744 – HOMANN HEIRS – Asia Secundum legitimas Projectionis


Title:                   “Asia Secundum legitimas Projectionis Stereigraphicae …”​


This splendid copper engraving map shows the continent of Asia with all countries from Turkey, the Orient, Arabia, Persia, Russia, India, China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Siam, Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra and Indonesia. Haas was a mathematician and cosmographer teaching at the University in Nuremberg.  A finely engraved and detailed map with a figured cartouche at lower left showing indigenous peoples and a European female figure. Extending from Arabia to Japan and south to New Guinea. Map is dated 1744!


Cartographer:     Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)

Frame size:          54,0 x 62,0 cm

Year:                     1744

Technique:           copper engraving


Very good condition! Original hand colouring! Slightly brownish and stained. Small lower centerfold split and left lower margin corner restored. Strong and heavy paper.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1744 and not a modern copy or reprint!


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity!

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