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Homann: Antique Map of Crete & Aegean Islands, 1730

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Description
  • Title/Content of Map: Insula Creta hodie Candia
  • Cartographer: Homann
  • Place & Date: Nuremberg / 1730
  • Size: 23" x 19"
  • Condition: light browning along center fold; some staining along bottom of center fold and along top and bottom margins.

    A magnificent and beautifully colored map of Crete and the islands to its north with a superb cartouche featuring Mercury, Neptune, and a regal female figure holding the crested shield of Crete.

    Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a German geographer and cartographer, well known for his important maps of the Americas. Although his early studies focused on religion, he soon shifted his focus to engraving and cartography and founded his own publishing house in 1702. One of the most reputable cartographers of the 18th century, he was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI in 1715. After his death, he was succeeded by the Homann heirs company.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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  • Condition
    light browning along center fold; some staining along bottom of center fold and along top and bottom margins.?
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    Homann: Antique Map of Crete & Aegean Islands, 1730

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    Lot 0057 Details

    Description
    ...
  • Title/Content of Map: Insula Creta hodie Candia
  • Cartographer: Homann
  • Place & Date: Nuremberg / 1730
  • Size: 23" x 19"
  • Condition: light browning along center fold; some staining along bottom of center fold and along top and bottom margins.

    A magnificent and beautifully colored map of Crete and the islands to its north with a superb cartouche featuring Mercury, Neptune, and a regal female figure holding the crested shield of Crete.

    Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a German geographer and cartographer, well known for his important maps of the Americas. Although his early studies focused on religion, he soon shifted his focus to engraving and cartography and founded his own publishing house in 1702. One of the most reputable cartographers of the 18th century, he was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI in 1715. After his death, he was succeeded by the Homann heirs company.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada or Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
    ...
    light browning along center fold; some staining along bottom of center fold and along top and bottom margins.?

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