Tabula Geographica Campaniae

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of the Champagne-Ardenne. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1730.

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Description

Original old coloured engraved map of the Champagne in France by J. B. Homann. Covering the region Champagne-Ardenne with Reims, Troyes and Épernay. With one decorative figurative and allegoric cartouche and two cityviews of Reimes and Troyes.

Details

CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleTabula Geographica Campaniae
Publisher, YearJ.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1730
Plate Size57.4 x 49.0 cm (22.6 x 19.3 inches)
Sheet Size61.0 x 54.3 cm (24.0 x 21.4 inches)

Condition

Small tears in margin, one tear backed, one crease in lower left corner.

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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Old coloured map of the Champagne-Ardenne. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1730.

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