S. R. I. CIRCULUS RHENANUS INFERIOR SIVE ELECTORUM RHENIâ?¦ ARCHIEPISCOPATUS, MOGUNTINUM, COLONIENSEM ET TREVIRENSEM, PALATINATUM RHENI,â?¦.

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Johann Baptist Homann


S. R. I. Circulus Rhenanus Inferior sive Electorum Rheniâ?¦ Archiepiscopatus, Moguntinum, Coloniensem et Trevirensem, Palatinatum Rheni,â?¦.

Handcolored copper plate engraving, c.1720.
22 3/4 x 19 1/4" (578 x 490 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some repaired tears in the right margin. Original full body color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 15222
Price: $295.00
Publisher : Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg.
A fine and well detailed map of the course of the Rhine from the northern city of Wesel to Seltz. Johann Baptist Homann, 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. Maps

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