Alsatia tam Superior, quam inferior una cum Sundgovia, utraque in suos Status provincia...

Homann Erben
Coloured map of the Rhine River, Alsace. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Heirs circa 1750.

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Attractive coloured map of the Alsace from Homann Heirs. Showing the Rhine River from Strasbourg to Rheinzabern.

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CartographerHomann Erben
TitleAlsatia tam Superior, quam inferior una cum Sundgovia, utraque in suos Status provincia les divisa & ex subsidus veteribus Speklinianis ...
Publisher, YearHomann Heirs, Nuremberg, circa 1750
Plate Size55.7 x 43.2 cm (21.9 x 17.0 inches)
Sheet Size60.4 x 53.0 cm (23.8 x 20.9 inches)

Condition

Old ink notes in margin, slight offsetting around centrefold.

Cartographer

Johann Baptist Homann was born 1664 in Oberkammlach. He founded his business 1602 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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Homann Erben: Alsatia tam Superior, quam inferior una cum Sundgovia, utraque in suos Status provincia les divisa & ex subsidus veteribus....
Coloured map of the Rhine River, Alsace. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Heirs circa 1750.

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