"Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia, Regna et Status exactis Tabulis Geographice demonstrans Opera", Homann, Johann Baptist
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11 x 19 inches
27.9 x 48.3 cm
Large elaborately engraved sheet with numerous allegorical figures. A large globe, showing the Eastern Hemisphere, is in the background with two figures standing on the globe and supporting the heavens. A finely engraved portrait of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia and Hungary (1655) is pasted onto the verso.
Crisp impression with lovely original color. Closely trimmed with old paper reinforcing the margin and repairing a couple of tears on verso. Unobtrusive library stamp in title cartouche.