Antique Map of Europe, Asia and Africa by Scherer (c. 1703)
Add this shop to my favorites. Antique Map of Europe, Asia and Africa by Scherer c. Availability: in stock Condition : Good, given age. 1703 Overall size : 21 x 27 cm. Image size : 18 x 23.5 cm. Description: Two maps on a single sheet showing Europe, Asia and Africa, each depicting nearly the same area. On close examination there are slight differences. Thereafter he obtained important positions as Official Tutor to the Royal Princes of Mantua and Bavaria. It was during his time in Munich as Tutor to the Princely house of Bavaria that his lifetimes work as a cartographer received acclaim and recognition. Scherers world atlas, the Atlas Novus, first published in Munich between 1702 and 1710 and reissued in a second edition between 1730 and 1737, forms a singularly unusual, almost revolutionary work in terms of the development of European mapmaking at the beginning of the 18th Century. The item "Antique Map of Europe, Asia and Africa by Scherer (c. 1703)" is in sale since Wednesday, October 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "bartele-gallery" and is located in Langweer. This item can be shipped worldwide.