North and South America Colonial America c. 1740 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraestentio.
(North America, South America, 13 Colonies, Louisiana, Florida, British Canada, Brazil, Patagonia).
Issued c. 1740-50, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche featuring natives and animals, dedication cartouche top left.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, soft extraneous crease to right of centerfold (could be flattened if desired), light minor age spotting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.