Untitled (World Map The Four Continents)
Place Published: Nuremburg
Publisher: Homann Heirs
Description: Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Collectively, images measures 19.25" x 22.5".
Comments: Early teaching map, originally bound in an atlas. Has no country names, only Latin reference initials. Consists of four panels. Circa 1750. Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a renowned German mapmaker of the late 17th and early 18th century who served as geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor. His business was carried on through the 18th century by the Homann Heirs, also prolific and popular mapmakers. Their continued success with maps such as this one proves the enduring value of Homann's work.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 203165