Bavariae Circulus et Electorat ...

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

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Old coloured, very detailed map of Bavaria by J. B. Homann. From Donauwörth to Passau and Bamberg to Kitzbühl. With Nuremberg, Munich, Landshut and Regensburg. With a beautiful title cartouche to the upper right.


CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleBavariae Circulus et Electorat ...
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size55.0 x 47.7 cm (21.7 x 18.8 inches)
Sheet Size62.9 x 52.7 cm (24.8 x 20.7 inches)


Very good condition.


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: Bavariae Circulus et Electorat ....
Old coloured map of Bavaria. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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