Charte von Russisch Litauen, welche die von Polen an Russland Abgetretene...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of the Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1775.

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A rare map of Belarus, with parts of the Ukraine and Lithuania. Marking the Dnieper and Dwiner rivers, with the towns of Polack, Orsha & Mogilev. With many details.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleCharte von Russisch Litauen, welche die von Polen an Russland Abgetretene Woiewodschaften, Liefland, Witepsk, Mscislaw, und einem Theil der Woiewodschaften Polock und Minsk Enthalt
Publisher, YearHomann Erben, Nuremberg, 1775
Plate Size55.5 x 44.3 cm (21.9 x 17.4 inches)
Sheet Size67.5 x 56.1 cm (26.6 x 22.1 inches)

Condition

Three tears in margin backed.

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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Johann Baptist Homann: Charte von Russisch Litauen, welche die von Polen an Russland Abgetretene Woiewodschaften, Liefland, Witepsk, Mscislaw, und....
Old coloured map of the Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1775.

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