ITALIA COMPLECTENS STATUM PONTIFICIUM
Rare highly decorative map of Italy by Scherer. Attractive cartouche of fruit and the pontiffs keys.
A map with the main catholic instiutions marked as well as towns, cities, rivers and mountains. Many sailing vessels.Excellent hand colour
Mint condition for this very rare map.
code : M4614
Cartographer : Scherer Heinrich
Date : 1699 Munich
Size : 23*35.5 cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) was a Jesuit, geographer, and professor of mathematics in Munich. His "Atlas Novus", published in eight volumes from 1702-1710, was an unusual publication featuring maps of all areas of the known world, indicating their religious tendencies with an emphasis on promulgating the Catholic church and faith