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Homann's Map of Morocco

SKU: 9655
£450.00

Title:
Homann's Map of Morocco

Date of publication:
1728

Place of publication:
Nuremberg

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Johann Christoph Homann
  • This map of Morocco was one of only two original maps engraved by the son of Johann Baptist Homann, Johann Christoph, in his short life (1701-30).

    It has an inset of Madeira; an allegorical cartouche (which features, inter alia, Atlas jutting from the Atlas Mountains); and with views of Marrakesh and Meknes.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper-engraving, 49.5 x 58 cm, original hand-colour, trivial marginal spotting, blank verso. 

    Statuum Maroccanorum, Regnorum nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tafiletanin et Segelomessani Secundum suas Provincias accurate divisorum, Typus generalis novus.