Germany Duchy Wurtemberg Jb Homann 1730 Set Of 2 Antique Maps (105 X 63 Cm)

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Seller: efi6 (1,017) 100%, Location: Paris, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 283475591548 Title of the 2 map:"DUCATUS WURTENBERGICI ….per M. Johannem Maier...a IOH BAPT HOMANNI Noriberge" Unusual and attractive large antique copper engraved set of 2 maps, by Johann Baptist HOMANN (1664-1724), which represents the Duchy of Wurtemberg, with Stuttgart, and the Course of Rhine.The maps can be joined or kept separated, it represents one of the most decorative map of Wurtemberg. This is a very large and detailed map, ornated with 2 ornemental cartouches. Each side of the map is decorated with the 76 Coasts of Arms of the Duchy. In a cartouche, a nice view of Tübingen and a large blason, in the other cartouche, a nice view of Stuttgart.And a large magnetic compass.Johann Baptist Homann was the most prolific map publisher of the 18th Century. He founded his company in 1702. In 1705, he became the Geograph of the Emperor Charles VI. In the same year, he was also Member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. They protected the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. In 1716 Homann published his "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" (Grand Atlas of all the World). Some maps were drawned with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder. Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. Size of the 2 maps together (with margins) : 105,5 x 63 cm / 41,5 x 24,8 inches Condition : very good condition, in original colors, well engraved, on strong paper.Edition : Nuremberg, c. 1730, XVIIIe Century. If you buy more than one item, you have to pay only one shipping cost. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUEDue to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you Condition: good condition, in original colors, Region: Germany, Features: Antique, Cartographer/Publisher: Johann Baptist Homann, Printing Technique: Copper Plate, Original/Reproduction: Antique Original, Year: 1730, City: Stuttgart, Country/Region: Germany

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