"AEGYPTUS HODIERNA Ex itinerario Celeberrimi Viri PAULI LUCAE Franci defunta ac novissime repraesentata à IOHANNE BAPTISTA HOMANN S C M Geographo NORIMBERGAE". A magnificent decorative cartouche with scenes of the cataracts, the Sphinx, pyramids, various antiquities, scenes of embalming and ancient furnaces.
The map is very detailed with major cities and rivers. Size with margins : 52,8 x 59,8 cm / 20,4 x 23,2 inches.Old colors, on strong paper. Nuremberg, from "Atlas Novus Terrarum", c. He founded his company in 1702. In 1705, he became the Geograph of the Emperor Charles VI. In the same year, he was also Member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin.
They protected the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. In 1716 Homann published his "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" (Grand Atlas of all the World). Some maps were drawned with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder. He was succeeded by the Homann Heirs company, which was in business until 1848.
WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "EGYPT 1720 JB HOMANN LARGE ANTIQUE & DECORATIVE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURRY" is in sale since Tuesday, December 1, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.