Tabula Generalis Marchionatus Moraviae in Sex Circulos Divisae ...

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

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Old coloured map of Moravia (Morava) by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the southeastern part of the Czech Republic between Pelhřimov (Pilgrams) in the northwest, Racibórz (Ratibor) in the northeast and Kłodzko (Glatz) in the north. With Brno (Brünn) and Olomouc (Olmütz) in the center. A beautiful title cartouche in the upper left and a mileage scale in the lower left.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleTabula Generalis Marchionatus Moraviae in Sex Circulos Divisae ...
Publisher, YearJohann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.7 x 57.7 cm (19.2 x 22.7 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 61.2 cm (20.8 x 24.1 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 Moravia. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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