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Henrick SCHERER (Dilingen 1628 - Monaco 1704)
Insulae Indicae cum terris circumvicinis
1702. "Affascinate carta del Sudest asiatico che mostra la Malesia, la Tailandia, il Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia. In basso a destra, è rappresentata anche l'Australia, la Nova Hollandia, con colline e foreste lungo le coste. Pubblicata nell'opera di Heinrich Scherer ""Atlas Novus exhibens orbem terraguem per naturae opera, historiae navae acveterus monumenta, artistique geographicae leges et praecepta.."" edito in 8 parti, dal 1702 al 1710. Le 180 mappe incluse in questo lavoro sono state preparate tra il 1699 e il 1700 e sono state incise da Leonard Hecknaeur, Joseph Montelegre e Matthus Wolfgang; ogni volume è introdotto da splendidi frontespizi allegorici dagli stessi incisori. 348 Incisione su rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione." "Fascinating map of Southeast Asia. Includes today's Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Ceylon. Nova Hollandia (Australia) is depicted at bottom right with hills and forests along the coasts. Nova Guinea is almost attached to Nova Hollandia. The coastline shows Van Arnham's Land, Van Der Lin, C. Diemen and C. Van Diemen's Land. From Heinrich Scherer's monumental work ""Atlas Novus exhibens orbem terraguem per naturae opera, historiae navae acveterus monumenta, artistique geographicae leges et praecepta..."" published in eight volumes from 1702-1710 in Munich. The 180 maps included in this work were prepared between 1699 and 1700 and were engraved by Leonard Hecknaeur, Joseph Montelegre or Matthus Wolfgang with each volume introduced by fine allegorical frontispieces by the same engravers. Copper etching, in very good condi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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