1720 Scena Historiarum Occidentalis Quinti Seculi P.N. Chr. In qua Imperii Romanorum & Accolarum Barbarorum…
By: Christopher Weigel
Date: 1720 (published) Nuremberg
Dimensions: 12 x 15 inches ( 30.48 x 38.1 cm )
This is an authentic antique map focusing on the Western Europe and Northwestern Africa, by Christopher Weigel. It was published in Nuremberg for the atlas Descriptio Orbis Antiqui in XLIV in the year 1720.
Lovely original coloring distinguishes the various regions of focus within the map. Numerous cities are labeled throughout as well as rivers, mountains, lakes, and seas. Several sections of text describe the various lands throughout the map. In the Atlantic Ocean, the Prime Meridian is shown according to the writings of Ptolemy. An insert of the Western Hemisphere shows an incomplete New Zeeland, and Northwestern American coastline ornaments the map in the top left corner.
Condition: Map is in A condition with exceptional original color and light paper toning mostly confined to the margins.
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