BELLITYPUS IN ITALIA, VICTRICIS AQUILAE PROGRESSUS IN STATV MEDIOLANENSI ET DVCATV MANTVAE DEMONSTRANS.

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Johann Baptist Homann


BelliTypus In Italia, victricis Aquilae progressus in Statv Mediolanensi et Dvcatv Mantvae demonstrans.

Handcolored copper plate engraving, 1702, c.1720.
Image size 18 1/2 x 21 3/8" (470 x 541 mm) plus margins.
Overall in good condition save for some splitting along the lower center fold and and some soiling from handling. Small blood stain in lower margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 20661
Price: $350.00
Publisher : Published by J. B. Homann, Nuremberg.
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. This map covers the area in and around the Milan region of Italy. Maps

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