Old coloured antique map of the region around Parma by Homann Erben. Shows the area of Italy between Pavia and Reggio Emilia with Parma, Cremona and Piacenza. Below a beautiful title cartouche and a plan of Parma and Piacenza.
Small tear in lower centrefold backed. Very good condition with old colours. Never framed before.
Johann Baptist Homann was born 1664 in Oberkammlach. He founded his business 1602 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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Homann Erben: Status Parmensis sive Ducatus Parmensis et Placentinus una cum Ditione Buxetana et Valle Tarae.
Old coloured map of Parma, Emilia-Romagna. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1731.
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