Lot 297

Homann (Johann Baptist)

Regni Mexicani seu Novae Hispaniae…, map of Mexico, Florida, New England, the West Indies, and the Mississippi Valley (Louisiana), based on Guillaume De L’Isle’s ‘Carte du Mexique et de la Floride’ (1703), depicting the results of Queen Anne’s War, decorative cartouche with allegories upper left, gold mining scene in the Atlantic Ocean, naval battle in the Pacific Ocean, from ‘Atlas Geographicus Major’ (1712), engraved and hand-coloured in outline, 475 x 57omm, vertical central fold, old tape repairs at fold and edges on verso, early shelf marks, light browning, dust soiling, small close tear, [Phillips 622], Nuremberg, [c.1720]

Estimate: £400-£600