1 April 2014
SEUTTER, Mattheus (1678-1757). Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente, per Coluros Tropicorum, per Ambos Polos et Particul. Sphaerae Zenith in Planum Delineati Orthographici Prospectus. Augsburg, [ca 1730].
Engraved double-hemisphere world map, colored by a contemporary hand, image 500 x 590 mm (512 x 604 mm sheet). Surrounded by 8 smaller projections depicting the world from various angles, and four smaller circular diagrams against a crosshatched dark background and windheads. (Short repaired tear to lower portion of central fold.)
Mattheus Seutter, one of the most important German map publishers and globe makers in the first half of the 18th century, created this world map following Carel Allard's world map of 1696. It was included in the 1730 edition, as well as later editions, of his Atlas Novus. See Shirley 578.
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