Imperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Persia / Iran / Iraq / Syria / Persian Gulf. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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Description

Beautiful old coloured map of the Persian Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows Iran, Iraq, Syria, the Persian Gulf, the Caspian Sea as well as parts of the eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus and the Black Sea in the north east. Decorated with an aesthetic and fine title cartouche with leopard and lion. On the top right, a cartouche with a mileage scale.

Details

CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleImperii Persici in Omnes suas Provincias
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.7 x 57.8 cm (19.2 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.4 cm (20.9 x 25.0 inches)

Condition

Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.

Cartographer

Johann Baptist Homann was born 1664 in Oberkammlach. He founded his business 1702 in Nuremberg, Germany. After a long period of Dutch domination in map publishing, the Homann publishing house became the most important map and atlas producer in Germany. He became a member of the Academy of Science in Berlin just after he published his first atlas in 1707. After his death 1724 in Nuremberg, the company was continued by his son Johann Christoph. The publishing firm was bequeathed to his heirs after his death in 1730 and was traded under the name Homann Heirs until the next century.

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Old coloured map of Persia / Iran / Iraq / Syria / Persian Gulf. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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