ca 1740 – 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” published in Nuremberg ca. 1740. 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: 31,7 x 52,4 cm
Year: ca. 1740
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Strong print on heavy paper. Verso reinforcements around margin. Original hand colouring.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is an original antique map published ca. 1740 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!