Old coloured map of the northern part of Germany by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between Kiel, Rügen, Berlin, Halle and Oldenburg in the west. To the lower left a city view of Hamburg. Beautiful title cartouche to the lower right.
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: Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris in omnes suos Status et Principatus.
Old coloured map of North Germany, Lower Saxony, Hamburg. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.
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