Old coloured antique map of Poland by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the area between Szczecin (Stettin) in the west to the Black Sea in the southeast. In the north with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, in the east parts of Russia and the Ukraine. Beautiful, skillfully executed title cartouche on the top left.
Minor browning in margin. Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.
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: Regni Poloniae Magnique Ducatus Lithuaniae Nova et Exacta Tabula.
Old coloured map of Poland. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.
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