REGIAE CELSITUDINIS SABAUDICAE STATUS IN QUO DUCATUS SABAUDIAE, PRINCIPATUS PEDEMONTIUM ET DUCATUS MONTISFERRATI .... (PIEDMONT REGION OF NORTHERN ITALY).

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Johann Baptist Homann


Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudicae Status in quo Ducatus Sabaudiae, Principatus Pedemontium et Ducatus Montisferrati .... (Piedmont region of Northern Italy).

Copper plate engraving, c.1720.
19 5/8 x 22 3/8" (570 x 496 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Original handcoloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 54094
Price: $395.00
Publisher :
A highly detailed map of the Piedmont region in Northern Italy. The major cities of Torino, Milan, and Genoa and Geneva, Switzerland are shown. Johann Baptist 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. Maps

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