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Charte von Asien antique old map Asia Homan Heirs 1804

Title: Charte von Asien…

Very decorative map of the whole of Asia, copperplate engraved with hand coloring.

Map maker / Cartographer: Homann, Johann Baptist ; Erben von.
Nuremberg Germany.
Creator: Delisle, Guillaume (1675-1726).

Origin: Maior Atlas scholasticus ex triginta sex generalibus et specialibus.
Homann's Maior Atlas was first published in 1716 by Johann Homann, the founder of the famous Nuremberg map publishing house. It quickly became the standard gentleman's library atlas around Europe, particularly in German-speaking areas.

Sheet app.: 60 x 53 cm. 23.75 x 20.25 inches.
Image app.: 57.5 x 48 cm. 22.5 x 19 inches.
Condition: A fine copperplate engraving in good overall condition, fold as published (marginal split), soiled over the entirely page.