Tabula Geographica qua pars Russiae Magnae Pontus Euxinus seu Mare Nigrum et Tartaria...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of the Black Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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Original old coloured map of the Black Sea region with southern part of Russia and the Ukraine. Extends from Moscow to Constantinople. The waters of the Dnieper and Danube are shown as currents in the Black Sea converging on the Bosporus. With a large figural cartouche showing a black cat in a mirror. Published 1720 by J.B. Homann in Nuremberg.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleTabula Geographica qua pars Russiae Magnae Pontus Euxinus seu Mare Nigrum et Tartaria Minor ...
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size57.7 x 48.6 cm (22.7 x 19.1 inches)
Sheet Size60.0 x 52.0 cm (23.6 x 20.5 inches)

Condition

Some spotting in margin. Very good condition.

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: Tabula Geographica qua pars Russiae Magnae Pontus Euxinus seu Mare Nigrum et Tartaria Minor ....
Old coloured map of the Black Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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