Circuli Franconiae Pars Orientalis et Potior ...

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

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Old coloured, very detailed map of Franconia, Bavaria by J. B. Homann. With Würzburg, Regensburg, Bamberg, Coburg, Ingolstadt, Bayreuth and Nuremberg in the center. With a beautiful title cartouche to the top right.


CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleCirculi Franconiae Pars Orientalis et Potior ...
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size56.6 x 48.7 cm (22.3 x 19.2 inches)
Sheet Size63.2 x 52.9 cm (24.9 x 20.8 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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Old coloured map of Franconia, Bavaria. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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