Totius Regni Galliae Sive Franciae et Navarrae novißima Tabula edita à Io. Bapt. Homann...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of France. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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Copper engraved map of France by J. B. Homann. Covering complete France and southern part of the British Isles with many detail and one beautiful dramatic cartouche.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleTotius Regni Galliae Sive Franciae et Navarrae novißima Tabula edita à Io. Bapt. Homann Norimbergae.
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.8 x 57.0 cm (19.2 x 22.4 inches)
Sheet Size51.3 x 58.8 cm (20.2 x 23.1 inches)

Condition

Centerfold split and margin backed, two small tears in lower margin backed.

Cartographer

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: Totius Regni Galliae Sive Franciae et Navarrae novißima Tabula edita à Io. Bapt. Homann Norimbergae..
Old coloured map of France. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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