Old coloured map of the Czech Republic with parts of Poland by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between Frankfurt Oder in the north, along the Oder river to Krosno Odrzańskie, Głogów, Wrocław, Brzeg, Ratibor and Opava in the southeast. On the upper left parts of Saxony, in the southwest Dingolfing in Lower Bavaria. With a beautiful title cartouche to the upper right.
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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Johann Baptist Homann: Regni Bohemiae, Ducatus Silesiae, Marchionatus Moraviae et Lusatiae. Tabula Generalis.
Old coloured map of Wroclaw, Breslau, Silesia. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.
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