c. 1720 – J. B. HOMANN – Atlas Novus
Title: “Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia Regna et Status exactis Tabulis Geographice demonstrans . . .”
Highly decorative title page, from Homann’s “Atlas Novus” a later plate engraved by Michael Rossler, published in Nuremberg circa 1720. It shows in the middle, the globe focused on Europe and Africa, extensive staffage of figurative allegories of Greek mythology, including wind gods, Mercury, Neptune and Atlas, which holds the starry sky.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size: 31,3 x 52,0 cm
Year: c. 1720
Technique: copper engraving
Reasonable, original condition. Strong press on watermarked paper. Contemporary coloring. Few splits with old restorations.
This is an original antique map published circa 1720 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
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