Superb mid-19th century map of the island of Sardinia.

Sardiniae regnum et Insula…


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SKU: NL-00250 Category:
Cartographer(s): Homann Heirs
Date: 1744
Place: Nuremberg
Dimensions: 56.5 x 48.0 cm (22.2 x 18.9 in)
Condition Rating: VG+


Johann Baptist Homann’s detailed map of Sardinia with large decorative cartouche and inset plan of Porto Vecchio (Cagliari).


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

Good impression. Wide margins. Very minor age toning.