July 29th 2017 -


Antique Print-WORLD MAP-DOUBLE HEMISPHERE-ARMILLARY SPHERE-Hubner-c. Description: From Johann Hubner’s Staats Zeitungs Lexicon, c. Artists and Engravers: Made by’Johann Hubner’ after an anonymous artist. Johann Hubner (17 March 1668 21 May 1731) was a German geographer and scholar, who taught by question and answer method. Subject: Antique print, titled:’Planisphaer. Cum Globo Coel et Terr. Sph Armil &c’ – Small and very decorative double hemisphere map. California is depicted as an Island with a flat northern coast. Australia includes the western and northern coasts and the discoveries of Van Diemen. There are numerous Pacific islands including much of the western coastline of New Zealand. Five astronomical diagrams decorate the top of the map. At the base are a pair of globes and an armillary sphere, which is surrounded by putti using a variety of scientific instruments. The background is taken from a map by Homann displaying natural phenomenon such as volcanoes, earthquakes, waterspouts and a rainbow. Geographia et Astronomia is engraved above the map. Condition: Good, given age. A few minor creases. Original folds as issued. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24.5 x 20.4 cm. The image size is ca. 18.5 x 22.6 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.6 x 8 inch. 7.3 x 8.9 inch. Medium: Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper. We guarantee our items to be genuine original. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE. Visit our Store: we would like to invite you to review similar items in our Store or to browse through all other items in our Store. We are confident that you will find very special unique antique maps and prints in our Store. It is our privilege to have you as a customer. Register here for our Newsletter! The item “Antique Print-WORLD MAP-DOUBLE HEMISPHERE-ARMILLARY SPHERE-Hubner-c. 1730″ is in sale since Thursday, April 13, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Original/Reproduction: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller

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