Old coloured antique map of the northeastern part of Italy by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows Veneto, the province of Mantua, Emilia-Romagna, with the northern part of the Adriatic Sea the Gulf of Venice (Golfo di Venezia) and Istria in the east. With a beautiful, skillfully executed title cartouche.
Lower centrefold backed. Very good condition with striking old colours.
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: Dominii Veneti cum Vicinis Parmae Mutinae Mantuae et Mirandoli ....
Old coloured map of Regione del Veneto. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.
Italy - Homann, Johann Baptist - Dominii Veneti cum Vicinis Parmae Mutinae...