Old coloured antique map of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the south of France by Homann Heirs. Below right, the Mediterranean coast with Perpignan, Narbonne, Béziers, Montpellier, Nîmes to the Rhône with Avignon. In the east to Toulouse, Montauban and Cahors.
Water stain in upper white margin. Very good condition.
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: Gubernatio Generalis Languedociae occitania olim dictae in 3. generales divisae Locumtenentias.
Old coloured map of the Languedoc-Roussillon. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1742.
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