REGNI SUECIAE IN OMNES SUAS SUBJACENTES PROVINCIAS ACCURATE DIVISI TABULA GENRALIS.

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Johann Baptist Homann


Regni Sueciae in omnes suas Subjacentes Provincias accurate divisi Tabula Genralis.

Copper plate engraving, c.1730.
Image size 19 1/8 x 22 5/16" (485 x 566 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some minor splitting along lower centerfold. Soft original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 15596
Price: $325.00
Publisher : J. B. Homann/Homann heirs, Nuremberg.
A fine map showing parts Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Saint Petersburg is shown as well. Homan 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. Maps

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