WORLD – BASIS GEOGRAPHIAE RECENTIORIS ASTRONOMICA BY HOMANN, PUBLISHED 1740.
BASIS GEOGRAPHIAE RECENTIORIS ASTRONOMICA
A highly decorative map of the world in two Hemispheres. The map was produced by Johann Baptist Homann. There are a number of allegorical scenes relating to astronomy and geography. There are descriptive tables below showing the longitude and latitude of many cities. California is shown as an island. The map was published in Nuremberg, circa 1740.
Measures 480 x 575 mm. Good condition. See photo.
Original hand colour.
A guaranteed genuine antique map.