c. 1730 – J. B. Homann – Magnae Britanniae
Title: “Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis, in qua Regnum Angliae tam in Septem Antiqua Anglo-Saxonum Regna quam in Omnes Hodiernas Regiones Accurate Divisum hic Ostenditur…”
Very decorative map of England and Wales based upon N. Visscher’s map of 1695 showing the boundaries of the eight Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The map is decorated by a beautiful cartouche surrounded by angels and the British coat of arms. At bottom is a large vignette of the Queen Anne holding court. The First state.
Comes from Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Grosser Atlas über die ganze Welt” published in Nürnberg, circa 1730.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size: 61.3 x 51.3 cm
Year: c. 1730
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Contemporary hand coloring. Few splits professionally restored.
This is an original antique map published circa 1730 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
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