Nuremberg. Homann Heirs. 1776.
Copperplate engraved map with original handcolor, 19 x 21 1/ inches (48 x 55 cm) on sheet 21 1/2 x 25 inches (55 x 64 cm), centrefold. Little light soiling, particularly in margins, occasional foxing spots, light creasing to lower corners and original crease to upper left margin all well outside of image. Good to very good condition. Scandanavia showing Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and present day Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and part of Russia. Mapping extends east to Moskau (Moscow). A very attractive composition centring on the Baltic Sea. Title in a decorative edging at upper left corner (no cartouche). This map is from "Atlas Compendiarius seu ita dietus Scholasticus Minor in usum erudiendae juventutis adornatus", published by Homann's Heirs. Item #32548
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