AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY

AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY

AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY
AMERICAE Mappa generalis Secundum legitimas projectionis... Large antique copper engraved map of the America Continent, by HOMANN HEIRS. This map is very detailed.

It extends to the western part of Africa and southwest Europe. There is only an amorphous coastline shown above the peninsular California, with the Pacific Northwest left blank. The very large title cartouche includes two erupting volcanoes, Native Americans, palm trees, sugar cane, parrots, and a pot of gold. Johann Baptist Homann was the most prolific map publisher of the 18th Century.

He founded his company in 1702. In 1705, he became the Geograph of the Emperor Charles VI. In the same year, he was also Member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. They protected the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. In 1716 Homann published his "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" (Grand Atlas of all the World). Some maps were drawned with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848.

Johann Matthias Haas was a professor of mathematics at Wittenberg, and he worked with the Homann Heirs updating their map stock. Size with margins : 59,5 x 51,5 cm / 23,2 x 20 inches.

In colors, well engraved, on strong paper. Edition : Nuremberg, dated 1746, 18th century. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected.

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AMERICA 1746 HAAS / HOMANN HEIRS LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18th CENTURY