TOTIUS AMERICAE SEPTENTRIONALIS ET MERIDIONALIS NOVISSIMA REPRAESENTATIO....

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Johann Baptist Homann


Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio....

Copper plate engraving. 1710, (c.1735).
Image size 19 x 22" (484 x 560 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for occasional repair along centerfold.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 3144
Price: $1,800.00
Publisher :
Johann Baptist Homann, a German engraver and publisher who established himself and his family in Nuremberg in 1702. He published his first atlas, "Atlas Novus" in 1707, and in recognition of this achievement, he was elected to the Berlin Academy of Sciences. In 1715 Homann was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. Homann died in 1724 and his business was continued by his family under the name Homann's Heirs into the late 18th century. Homann's map are generally finely engraved, although often in a rather heavy handed style. Maps

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