Postal route map of Germany and the adjacent countries from J. B. Homann. With two beautiful cartouches.
Some creases around centrefold, some discolouration there. Good conditions.
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: Postarum seu Veredariorum Stationes per Germaniam et Provincias Adiacentes.
Coloured map of the postal routes. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann in 1709.
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