Regni & Insulae Siciliae tabula geographica…

$575

Superb mid-19th century map of Sicily.

Cartographer(s): Homann Heirs
Date: ca. 1740
Place: Nuremberg
Coloring: Old color
Dimensions: 48.7 x 57.6 cm (19.2 x 22.7 in)
Condition Rating: VG+

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SKU: NL-00249 Category: Tag:

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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