Carte Topographique de L'Isle Minorque,
Dediee et Presentee au Roy, Par le Chevalier de Beaurain, Geographe ord. du Roy. et communiquée au Public par les Heritiers de Homan en l'an 1757.Nuremberg: Homann Heirs 1757 Stock Code: 54767
An attractive map depicting the beautiful Spanish Balearic island of Minorca (Menorca), decorated with a cartouche on top left margin. With a large block of historical text underneath describing the island, embellished with an ornate, scrolled border; There are two delightful panoramic views of the islands capital of Mahon and that of Fort St. Philippe along the lower margin. The island of Minorca is located on right side with relief of the landscape shown pictorially. An attractive map of a popular and desirable island further enhanced by being in original colour. Upon the death of Johann Christoph Homann in 1730, the business immediately became known as Homann Heirs.
Size: 530 x 420 mm.
Copper engraving. Original colour.
Good condition with wide margins, a small neatly mended tear on bottom margin does not affect image.
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