Original coloured cooper engraved map of Silesia, Bohemia and Moravia by J. B. Homann. Showing a lot of details like forests, rivers and small villages. With one beautiful cartouche.
Tear in lower centrefold backed, on reverse old paper tape from former framing.
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: Regni Bohemiae, Ducatus Silesiae, Marchionatus Moraviae et Lusatiae. Tabula Generalis.
Coloured map of Silesia, Moravia. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
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