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"Atlas Compendiarius" Homann - 1752 - complete 50 (of 50) Maps

"Atlas Compendiarius" Homann - 1752 - complete 50 (of 50) Maps

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"Atlas Compendiarius Quinquaginta Tabularum Geographicarum Homannianrum"


-Homann heirs

-Complete with 50 (of 50) maps and a double page introductory plate of globes. Plus one extra map of Germany. No engraved title page (Unclear if called for)

-World map, 4 Maps of the continents, Map of the middle East, Maps of European states.

-Original leather binding as issued with wear

-Original colour

-Fair condition with all maps intact. However old ink stains to several maps. Tears to maps and toning to some pages. Of note America and the Asia map have significant stains. Please see photos for detailed condition of each map.

Homann's Atlases were the most important Continental atlases of the mid 18th Century and were hugely popular. They were regularly updated and went through multiple editions until the company eventually folded in 1852.

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