Superioris et Inferioris Ducatus Silesiae in suos XVII Minores Principatus et Dominia...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Wroclaw, Breslau, Silesia. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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Old coloured map of Silesia by Johann Baptist Homann. Shows the southeastern part of Poland between Frankfurt Oder in the northwest, over Krosno Odrzańskie, Głogów, Freiberg, Brzeg, Racibórz and Opava in the southeast. With a beautiful title cartouche and a great city view of Wrocław, titled Breslaw, to the upper right.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleSuperioris et Inferioris Ducatus Silesiae in suos XVII Minores Principatus et Dominia Divisi Nova Tabula ...
Publisher, YearJohann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.7 x 57.5 cm (19.2 x 22.6 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 60.8 cm (20.8 x 23.9 inches)

Condition

Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.

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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Johann Baptist Homann: Superioris et Inferioris Ducatus Silesiae in suos XVII Minores Principatus et Dominia Divisi Nova Tabula ....
Old coloured map of Wroclaw, Breslau, Silesia. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Baptist Homann circa 1720.

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