"Asia Multis in locis Dei Matrem colit…", Scherer, Heinrich
Period: 1700 (published)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Black & White
14 x 9 inches
35.6 x 22.9 cm
This precisely engraved map locates the Jesuit missions throughout Asia. Extends from the Red Sea to the Philippines to include Indo-China and the East Indies. Decorative vignette at right with a religious theme including Adam and Eve dallying about an apple tree. With a monument-style title cartouche below with three distance scales incorporated at the bottom. Two sailing ships decorate.
Clean paper and bright image with full margins. With toning at centerfold.