Hydrographia Germaniae qua Geographiae Naturalis ...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Coloured map of the river sytem of Germany. Printed by J. B. Homann in Nürnberg during the year 1710.

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Coloured map of the river system of Germany from J. B. Homann. With two beautiful cartouches. From "Grosser Atlas".

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleHydrographia Germaniae qua Geographiae Naturalis ...
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1710
Plate Size48.5 x 57.8 cm (19.1 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size54.2 x 63.0 cm (21.3 x 24.8 inches)

Condition

Two wax spots in cartouche, excellent conditions.

Cartographer

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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Coloured map of the river sytem of Germany. Printed by J. B. Homann in Nürnberg during the year 1710.

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