EUROPA CHRISTIANI ORBIS DOMINA IN SUA IMPERIA REGNA ET STATUS EXACTE DIVISA....

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Johann Baptist Homann


Europa Christiani Orbis Domina in Sua Imperia Regna et Status exacte divisa....

Copper plate engraving, c.1707.
19 x 22 5/8" (483 x 578 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for expertly repaired tear along lower sheet edge. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36624
Price: $600.00
Publisher :
A handsome map of whole of Europe by Johann Baptist Homann. This map gives information and path for the solar eclipse of May 12th, 1706. 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. Maps

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