Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 255

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTIST. Neuer Atlas Bestehend in Einig Curieusen Astronomischen Mappen und Vielen Auserlesenen Allerneuesten Land-Charten über die Gantze Welt. Hand-colored engraved allegorical frontispiece, title-page with engraved world map device, contents list, and 45 double-page engraved charts and maps in fine original hand-colors. Folio, 20 1/2x12 1/2 inches, moderately worn contemporary calf-backed boards; each map backed on contemporary heavy grey paper, many with partial splits at center fold and thumb soiling at lower corners. Nuremberg, 1710

Additional Details

Early edition of Homann's world atlas, complete as issued, with strong original hand-coloring.

Four additional maps presently bound at the rear:

- Giovanni Battista Nolli; and Giovanni Battista Piranesi. La Topografia di Roma. Rome, 1748.

- Johann Walch. Neue Himelsbeschreibung. Augsburg, 1804.

- Freres Lotter. Carte de la France Divisée en les LXXXIII Départements. Augsburg, circa 1780.

- Johann Walch. Carta d'Italia Secondo la Presento Costituzione. Augsburg, 1820.