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HASE, J. M. - [ Four plans on one sheet] Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.

HASE, J. M. -  [ Four plans on one sheet] Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.
HASE, J. M. - [ Four plans on one sheet] Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.
Date: Nuremberg, Homann, c. 1739
Size: 295 x 177 mm.
Colouring: In original colours.
Condition: Wide left margin, right margin cut close. Dark impression. Fine.

Description

A rare composite sheet of engravings of town-plans of Han Tscheu, Sinngan Fou (Singapore??), Kan Tscheu and Su Tscheu.
From : "Regni Davidici et Salomon Descriptio Geographica et Historica, una cum delineatione Syriae e Aegypti - juncta est huic operi Consideratio Urbium Maximarum Veterum et Recentiorum" prepared by Johann Matthias Hase (1684-1742), also known as Haas. He was professor of Mathematics at the University of Wittenberg from 1720, but his most enduring fame was as a cartographer. Beside maps Hase published also descriptions and plans of the most important cities in the world (past and present), including Beijing, Kyoto, St Petersburg, Alexandria, Sinngan Fou, Campion, Su-Tscheu, Lima, Rome (ancient and now), Paris, London, etc.
450€
  • Reference N°: 33498
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