Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris in Omnes suos Status et Principatus Ducum Saxoniae ...

Homann Erben
Old coloured map of Saxony. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1734.

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Description

Very detailed, old coloured map of Saxony. Shows the area between Halberstadt and Wernigerode in the northwest, from Magdeburg, Dessau, Wittenberg and Dresden along the Elbe to Prague in the southwest. In the north, the map extends to Berlin and Frankfurt/Oder, in the centre Leipzig. Beautiful title cartouche on the top left.

Details

CartographerHomann Erben
TitleCirculus Saxoniae Inferioris in Omnes suos Status et Principatus Ducum Saxoniae ...
Publisher, YearHomann Erben, Nuremberg, 1734
Plate Size48.2 x 55.3 cm (19.0 x 21.8 inches)
Sheet Size52.7 x 62.5 cm (20.7 x 24.6 inches)

Condition

Very good 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: Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris in Omnes suos Status et Principatus Ducum Saxoniae ....
Old coloured map of Saxony. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1734.

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