HELVETIA Tredecim Statibus Liberis quos CANTONES vocant... Large detailed antique copper engraved map of Swiss, dated 1751, by Homann Heirs. The map is colored by canton and packed with topographical detail and hundreds of place names, some of which are underlined for emphasis. The nice title cartouche is made up of the coats of arms of the cantons and the map key is enclosed in another cartouche in the opposite corner.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. Size with margins : 51 x 61 cm / 20 x 24 inches. In colors, on strong paper. 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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