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HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTIST; and HEIRS. Atlas Mapparum

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HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTIST; and HEIRS. Atlas Mapparum Geographicarum Generalium & Specialium Centum Foliis. Engraved additional allegorical title, engraved title-page, index, portrait of Homann, 38 pages, and 96 (of 100) double-page engraved maps and charts with contemporary hand-coloring. Folio, 20½x13 inches, contemporary speckled calf over marbled paper-covered boards imitating tree calf, gilt spine label, light general wear; lower margin of title-page replaced with no printed loss, scattered staining, a few small competent repairs. – Nuremberg: Heirs of Homann, mid-18th century

An attractive (nearly complete) Homann atlas with the maps variously dated, but as late as 1762. Lacking maps: 4 Europe, 82 Turkey, 84 Palestine, and 85 Persia.
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HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTIST; and HEIRS. Atlas Mapparum

Estimate $12,000 - $15,000Jul 09, 2020
Starting Price $9,000
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