ABBILDUNG DER VORNEMSTEN PROSPECTEN DER KöNIGL. PREUSSISCH-MAGDEB. UND DES SAAL-CRAISES HAUPT-STADT HALLE,... ALTKOLORIERTER KUPFERSTICH.

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Johann Baptist Homann


Abbildung der vornemsten Prospecten der Königl. Preussisch-Magdeb. und des Saal-Craises Haupt-Stadt Halle,... Altkolorierter Kupferstich.

Copper plate engraving, c.1720.
19 x 22 1/4" (480 x 565 mm)
Good condition. Original hand coloring
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 64717
Price: $500.00
Publisher : Published by Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg.
A decorative series of views of the city of Halle, Germany. Homann was a German engraver and publisher who established himself and his family in Nuremberg in 1702. He published his first atlas, "Atlas Novus" in 1707, and in recognition of this achievement, he was elected to the Berlin Academy of Sciences. In 1715 Homann was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. Homann died in 1724 and his business was continued by his family under the name Homann's Heirs into the late 18th century. An unusual edge bound example.An unusual edge bound example. On 3rd floor with large unmatted maps. Maps

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