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Superb mid-19th century map of Sicily.

Place/Date: Nuremberg / ca. 1740
$575.
Title: Regni & Insulae Siciliae tabula geographica…
Dimensions
48.7 x 57.6 cm (19.2 x 22.7 in)
Identifier
NL-00249
Coloring
Old color
Condition Rating
VG+

Description

Johann Baptist Homann’s fine map of Sicily in original wash color, with a coat-of-arms and a large decorative title cartouche.

Cartographer(s)

Homann Heirs

Johann Baptist Homann (20 March 1664 – 1 July 1724) was a German geographer and cartographer. Homann died in Nuremberg in 1724. He was succeeded by his son Johann Christoph (1703-1730). The company carried on upon his death as Homann heirs company, managed by Johann Michael Franz and Johann Georg Ebersberger. After subsequent changes in management the company folded in 1852.

Condition Description

Excellent, on solid paper.

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