Beautiful antique map with large panoramic view of Genova (Genoa). Shows the Riviera from Monaco to La Spezia. In the centre a large cartouche with a fortification plan of Genoa. Published by Homann Heirs in 1743.
Excellent 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: Carta Geographica, la quale rappresenta lo Stato della Republica di Genova / Der Staat von der Republic Genova.
Old coloured map of Genova, Genoa. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1743.
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