Worldmap in double hemisphere. California as an Island. From the Doppelmayr "Atlas Coelestis" published by J.B. Homann in Nuremberg.
Strong browning and waterstains. Repaired tears in margin that crosses partly into the image area. The condition is average.
J. G. Doppelmayr was a Germany mathematician, cartographer and astronomer born 1671 in Nuremberg. He became Professor of Mathematics in 1704 until his death in 1750. In 1742 he completed his Atlas Coelestis together with Johann Baptist Homann. He was also member of the Royal Societies in Berlin and St. Petersburg.
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Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr: Basis Geographiae Recentioris Astronomica.
Coloured map of the world. Printed circa 1740.
World Maps - Doppelmayr, Johann Gabriel - Basis Geographiae Recentioris Astronomica