Beautiful old coloured map of the Turkish Empire by Johann Baptist Homann. Very decorative map of the Ottoman Empire issued during the first half of the 18th Century. Shows the eastern Mediterranean with Greece and Turkey, the Arabian Peninsula, as well as the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Decorated with an aesthetic and fine title cartouche.
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: Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa Regiones Proprias, Tributarias, Clientelares ....
Old coloured map of the Ottoman Empire. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
Turkey - Homann, Johann Baptist - Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et...