Beautiful map of the Ukraine with the Black Sea and Crimea. Extends from Moscow to Constantinople. With a marvellous figural cartouche composed of native figures. Published 1720 by J.B. Homann in Nuremberg.
Strong, clear impression. Upper corner torn in white margin, minor soiling in upper corners, otherwise perfect.
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: Ukrania quae et Terra Cosaccorum cum vicinis Walachiae, Moldaviae, Minorisq., Tartariae Provinciis exhibita.
Antique map of the Black Sea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
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