1762 Johann Baptist Homann, Homann Heirs Map of West Africa, Guinea, Ethiopia
1762 Johann Baptist Homann, Homann Heirs Map of West Africa, Guinea, Ethiopia. This is a beautiful and striking example of Homann's map of West Africa. The map shows the Gulf of Guinea up to Cape Blanc, Niger River, Aethiopiae Inferior and Anterior, Guinea and neighboring regions. The map is beautifully hand-colored in outline and wash as published. The map shows relief pictorially, ports and towns, waterways and bodies, and many notations describing the indigenous, along with one of the more highly decorative cartouches by Homann in the lower left. ATLAS mapparum geographicarum generalium & specialium CENTVM FOLIIS compositum et quotidianis usibus accommodatum accedit Introductio in Geographiam mathematicam, naturalem & historicam. Guinea Propria, Nec Non Nigritiae Vel Terrae Nigorum? La Guinee de meme que la Plus Grande Partie du Pais des Negres? Excellent with minor overall toning and slight marginal stains as can be seen in the photos. 24.5 X 20.5. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up.
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- Cartographer/Publisher: Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Dimensions (inches): 24.5 X 20.5
- Format: Folio
- Original/Reproduction: Original as described
- Publisher: Homann Heirs, Norimbergae, 
- Type: General Reference Map
- Year: 1762
- Year Printed: 1762