The First Map of the Austrian Empire.
Scare Johann Christoph Homann map of Austrian Europe, extending from Italy and Sicily in the south to Poland and Prussia in the north, exhibiting the Austrian Empire in Europe.
Includes a dedication cartouche to Emporer Carolo VI, 23 coats of arms, 16 portraits, a small hemispheric image centered on the Austrian Empire and a host of other decorative and allegorical embellishments.
A striking image. Maps attributed to Johann Christoph Homann are relatively scarce.