Project Description

“Europa Secundum Legitimas Projectionis Stereographicae Regulas et Juxta Recentissimas Observationes Aeque Ac Relationes-[Title in upper margin] L’Europe, dessinée suivant les règles le plus précises d’une nouvelle projection stéréographique”. Published in Nurenburg, c. 1743.  A highly detailed and decorative map of Europe by Johann Matthias Haas and published by Homann Heirs. A large and elaborate cartouche upper left. The “stereographic projection” shows Europe depicted on a plane, rather than spherical, thus distorting distances.

Map Condition: Very good. Map Type: Copper engraved map with hand colouring.

Stock No: 1369
Cartographer: Haas, Johann Matthias/Homann Heirs
Year: c.1743

Height (in): 18
Width (in): 20
Price: $650