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Antique Map-ELECTORATE OF BAVARIA-GERMANY-LAKE CONSTANCE-Scherer-c. 1700
- Antique map, titled: 'Electorat Bavariae.' - Map of the Electorate of Bavaria bythe Jesuit Heinrich Scherer. The lower map shows the Lake Constance. Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Heinrich Scherer' after an anonymous artist. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) was a Professor of Hebrew, Mathematics and Ethics at the University of Dillingen until about 1680. 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 lifetime’s work as a cartographer received acclaim and recognition. Scherer’s 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. Condition: Good, given age. Irregular left edge from binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B15-29 Iscra The overall size is ca. 8.5 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.2 x 9.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 21.5 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 18.3 x 23.3 cm.
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