Nova et Accurata Carinthiae Ducatus ...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Carinthia, Klagenfurt. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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Old coloured map of Carinthia by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between the Königssee with the Obersee and Zeller See in the northwest over Villach and Klagenfurt to Windischgrätz (Slovenj Gradec) in Slovenia. On the upper right a title cartouche, below a large city view of Klagenfurt, to the left a scene in front of the Duke's chair and to the right the Loiblpass.


CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleNova et Accurata Carinthiae Ducatus ...
Publisher, YearJohann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.9 x 57.7 cm (19.3 x 22.7 inches)
Sheet Size52.7 x 61.0 cm (20.7 x 24.0 inches)


Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.


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 Carinthia, Klagenfurt. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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