Maps, World Map, Homann Heirs
"Planiglobii Terrestris Mappa Universalis Utrumqs Hemisphaerium Orient et OccidentaleÉ...,,MDCCXXXVI"
Title also in the French language in the right cartouche.
Type of print: Copper etching
Color: Very fine hand coloring
Publisher: Homann Heirs
Where / when published: Nuremberg, Germany, dated 1746
Map was compiled by J.M. Haas, Professor of Mathematics at Wittenberg.
Condition: Very pleasant hand coloring. Minor repairs on centerfold. Wide margins show some traces of age and use.
A few light scattered creases. In general: Almost very good.
Attractive double hemisphere map of the world, Earth seen from north pole and from south pole inhemispheric maps, plus two celestial models.
Includes incomplete Australia and New Zealand, NW Coast of America based upon the early Russian explorations (Alaska titled:Russian America).
Original antique print
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