Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: From:’Atlas Novus’. Artists and Engravers: Made by’Heinrich Scherer’ after an anonymous artist. Thereafter he obtained important positions as Official Tutor to the Royal Princes of Mantua and Bavaria. It was during his time in Munich as Tutor to the Princely house of Bavaria that his lifetimes work as a cartographer received acclaim and recognition. Scherers world atlas, the Atlas Novus, first published in Munich between 1702 and 1710 and reissued in a second edition between 1730 and 1737, forms a singularly unusual, almost revolutionary work in terms of the development of European mapmaking at the beginning of the 18th Century. Subject: Antique map, titled:’Chorographia Alsatiae. Scherer’s’Atlas Novus’ forms an important milestone in the development of scientific and thematic cartography, providing a remarkable and revolutionary alternative vision of the World in showing only its major physical and topographical features. Condition: Good, given age. Light damp stain top left, barely affecting image. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 18.7 x 23.6 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. 7.4 x 9.3 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Peter Cornelissen, Frans Laurentius, Joost Bos Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. The item “Antique Map-NOVAYA ZEMLYA-ALSACE-GERMANY-FRANCE-RUSSIA-Scherer-c. 1700″ is in sale since Monday, July 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Size: Small (up to 12in.)
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
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