1 April 2014
KILIAN, Georg Christoph (1709-1781). Mappa Totius Mundi. Augsburg, ca 1758.
Double-hemisphere world map, colored in a contemporary hand, image 282 x 349 mm (418 x 496 mm sheet). With smaller polar projections in upper corners. (Some minor staining.) Matted, framed and glazed.
Georg Christoph Kilian was a member of the renowned Kilian dynasty of artists and engravers of Augsburg. He was a well know engraver and published several atlases including Kleiner Atlas 1757, Kriegs Atlas 1758, and America Septentrionalis .
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