Detailed copper engraved map of Lower Saxony of J. B. Homann. Covering the area between Hamburg, Hannover, Braunschweig and Salzwedel with one figurative cartouche.
Brown spotting mainly in upper half, centrefold and margins backed, small upper margin.
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: Ducatus Luneburgici et Comitatus Dannebergensis accurata Descriptio.
Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
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