CELESTIAL WORLDMAP by MATTHEUS SEUTTER 1730 UNUSUAL LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 18TH CENT
A very decorative double hemisphere celestial chart, centered on the North and South Poles, with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Tycho, Ptolemy, Landsbergen and Copernicus, two armillary spheres, 2 terrestrial globes, showing the inter-relation of the moon and tides, the illumination of the moon by the sun and the path of the earth around the sun. SEUTTER began his career as an apprentice under tutelage of JB Homann. Then, he left Homann to establish his own independent cartographic publishing firm in Augsburg. He was one of the most prolific publishers of his time and was honored by the German Emperor Charles VI, with the title of "Imperial Geographer". 53,5 x 62,5 cm / 22,8 x 24,4 inches. Antique colors, well engraved, on strong paper. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.
The item "CELESTIAL WORLDMAP by MATTHEUS SEUTTER 1730 UNUSUAL LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 18TH CENT" is in sale since Tuesday, July 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris.
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- Map View: World
- Cartographer/Publisher: Matthias Seutter
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1730
- Date Range: 1700-1799