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1706 Very Scarce BROADSHEET with WORLD MAP - original - Johannes Meyer
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Geographia Die Erd Beschreibung..
43 x 34.5 cm
VERY SCARCE BROADSHEET
Decorative title page engraved by Johannes Meyer. In each corner 4 women representing the four continents, accompanied by native flora and fauna.
In center an dramatic engraving of a globe showing the eastern hemisphere, with a large southern continent.
Europe is shown in her carriage, undoubtedly queen for her attributes and hierarchic position. Surveying tools, Neptune and puti.
In bottom part a poem in German.
Condition : Very good condition. Wide margins.
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