Auction 102, Lot 326

"Europa Secundum Legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae regulas et juxtra recentissimas observationes…", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: Europe

Period: 1743 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 18 inches
53.3 x 45.7 cm

Decorative map of Europe with good detail throughout. It is based upon Haas's stereographic horizontal projection, which was featured in his book on cartographic methodology. Large decorative cartouche in full color features Europa, crowns, horse heads, putti and an angel. A handsome chart that extends to include Iceland, the Mediterranean, and part of Northern Africa.

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Condition: B

A few soft creases and a little paper cockling.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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