1746 – Homann Erben – Europa in pertes
Title: “Europa in pertes suas X methodicas a primariis regnis denominatas divisa…et exhibita projectionis Stereographicae leges…”
Extremely rare (only few copies known), decorative and very detailed wall map of Europe. 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.
Cartographer: Homann Erben (1724-1780)
Sheet size: 120×102 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition, contemporary coloring. Four sheets joined. Fer professional restorations. Margins extended. Top margin attached to acid free cardboard, but can be easily removed and shipped in tube.
This is an original antique map published in 1746 and not a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity