Old coloured engraved map of Denmark by Johann Baptist Homann. With the southern part of Sweden, the Mecklenburg Baltic Sea coast with Rügen and Schleswig-Holstein. The beautiful title cartouche shows the Danish coat of arms.
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 Daniae in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum Insulae Danicae Provinciae Iutia Scania Blekingia Nova Tabula.
Old coloured map of Denmark. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
Denmark - Homann, Johann Baptist - Regni Daniae in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia...