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HOMANN, J.B. - Geographica descriptio Montani cujusdam districtus in ..

HOMANN, J.B. -  Geographica descriptio Montani cujusdam districtus in ..
Geographica descriptio Montani cujusdam districtus in .. - HOMANN, J.B.
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Title : Geographica descriptio Montani cujusdam districtus in ...
Map maker : HOMANN, J.B..
Date : Nurenberg, 1710.
Size : 18.9 x 22.5 inches. / 48.1 x 57.2 cm.
Colouring : In attractive original colours.

Description :Detailed map including the towns of Thurnau, Bayreuth, Culmbach, etc. With fine panoramic view of Thurnau. Upper left and right splendid title cartouches.
The map is painted in strong colours. Clearly from an show-piece atlas produced for a wealthy merchant or nobleman, in so-called "Fursten Kolorit". Maps published in Germany during the 18th century are usually in body colours, with uncoloured cartouches.
Rare in this condition and colours.
Johann Baptist Homann born in Kammlach (1663). He was engraver, map-seller and geographer to the Kaiser of the Holy Roman Empire (1715). He also was member of the Prussian Royal Academy of Science.

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Condition : Very good condition.


ID: 11395

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