Ducatus Luneburgici in susa Praefecturas et Vogteyas ad Statum recentissimum divisi...

Homann Erben
Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1765.

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Description

Detailed copper engraved map of Lower Saxony by Homann Heirs. Covering the area between Hamburg, Hannover, Braunschweig and Salzwedel.

Details

CartographerHomann Erben
TitleDucatus Luneburgici in susa Praefecturas et Vogteyas ad Statum recentissimum divisi Tabula Geographica
Publisher, YearHomann Erben, Nuremberg, 1765
Plate Size49.0 x 58.0 cm (19.3 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size53.3 x 60.7 cm (21.0 x 23.9 inches)

Condition

Margin back, excellent condition

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: Ducatus Luneburgici in susa Praefecturas et Vogteyas ad Statum recentissimum divisi Tabula Geographica.
Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1765.

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