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2018-06-24 03:36:18
Biblia Latina. ?
Antwerpen, Plantiniana, 1664. 4°. (3) Bl., 1055, (1), 30 S., (26) Bl. Lederband der Zeit. + Wichtig: Für unsere Kunden in der EU erfolgt der Versand alle 14 Tage verzollt ab Deutschland / Postbank-Konto in Deutschland vorhanden +, Abb. Vorderer Einbanddeckel vollständig abgelöst. Papier etwas stockfleckig.
Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz [CH]
2018-06-24 03:36:17
1664. Ril. in piena pelle con riquadrature in oro ai piatti, solidi ganci applicati posteriormente, mediocre rinforzo ottocentesco in pelle al dorso, tagli spruzzati in rosso, testo su due colonne, cm 25x19, cc. 4 non numer., pp 1055, 30, cc. 25 non numer. Bel front. figurato, all'antip. è stata applicata una inc. che raffigura S. Girolamo opera di F. Morelli su dis. di G. Reni. leggerissimo ingiallimento diffuso a numerose carte, rare e contenute fiorit., angoli delle cop. smussati e tracce d'uso esterne, peraltro discreto esempl.
Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra [IT]
2018-06-21 06:23:56
DESCARTES René
� Paris: Chez Th�odore Girard, 1664. à Paris: Chez Théodore Girard, 1664. Fine. Chez Théodore Girard, à Paris 1664, in-4 (17,5x23,5cm), (70p.) 448pp. (8p.), relié. - First edition whose privilege was shared between several publishers: Charles Angot, Jacques and Nicolas Le Gras and Théodore Girard. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Véritable édition originale dont le privilège a été partagé entre plusieurs éditeurs : Charles Angot, Jacques et Nicolas Le Gras et Théodore Girard. Une traduction latine avait été publiée à Leyde en 1662 par Florent Schuyl (1619-1669), à partir d'une mauvaise copie du texte comme le précise dans sa préface Claude Clerselier (1614-1684) qui possédait le manuscrit original de Descartes. L'ouvrage est illustré de 49 figures d'optique et d'anatomie réalisées par MM. de Gutschoven et de La Forge, marquées « G » ou « F » en fonction de l'illustrateur. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes, toutes tranches mouchetées de rouge. Quelques très habiles restaurations au niveau des coiffes, des mors et des coins. Petite mouillure marginale portant atteinte au premier cahier. Quelques taches d'eau sur la dernière garde ombrée en tête, tout comme le dernier feuillet de texte. Plusieurs petites annotations et dessins à la plume du temps sur les gardes et contreplats. Ce Traité de l'Homme a été conçu par Descartes conformément aux préceptes de son Discours de la méthode : en partant des connaissances anatomiques qui sont les siennes, il explique les différentes foncti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
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2018-06-20 06:15:09
BOUCHE (Honore).
Aix, Charles David, 1664. Deux volumes in-folio (20)ff., 938 pp., (8)ff. ; (5)ff., 1073-(1) pp., (7)ff. L'illustration se compose d'un frontispice, d'une planche hors-texte "Tombeau de Charles d’Anjou", de 3 cartes de la Provence dont 2 dépliantes, et de nombreuses gravures dans le texte : sceaux, portraits, monnaies et monuments. Intérieur frais, de rares rousseurs et feuillets brunis. Pleine basane, dos à nerfs orné, tanches mouchetées. Reliure pastiche en bel état malgré des éraflures. « Ouvrage recherché et rare » Brunet. Illustré d'une "Carte géographique de la Provence de Louis Cundier, sur les Mémoires de Jacques Maretz, son beau-père". Cette carte de la Provence est une nouvelle représentation, différente de la 1ère carte de Provence (1591) réalisée par Pierre Bompar, conseiller au Parlement, qui servit de modèle jusqu'au XVIIIème siècle. Elle apporte des corrections grâce aux mesures astronomiques, mais sa diffusion reste limitée, et peu connue des éditeurs spécialisés dans les cartes et atlas. Elle redessine entièrement la côte, en s'appuyant sur les "Mémoires de la carte côtière" de Maretz (1633) dessinée pour Richelieu. Note d'après "Rivages et terres de Provence" de Georges Pichard, Mireille Pastoureau, Jean-Marie Homet.] Edition originale rare de la plus importante histoire de Provence, elle ne comporte pas les deux petits suppléments parus postérieurement. ( 30 et 36 pp). Bel exemplaire en reliure pastiche dans l'esprit du XVIIeme. Provenance : De la bibliothèque du Marquis de Grasse, avec son ex-libris. Brunet, I, 1149 - Saffroy, 32730 [Attributes: First Edi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie BERTRAN [ROUEN, France]
2018-06-20 06:15:09
BOUCHE (Honore).
Aix, Charles David, 1664. Deux volumes in-folio (20)ff., 938 pp., (8)ff. ; (5)ff., 1073-(1) pp., (7)ff.L'illustration se compose d'un frontispice, d'une planche hors-texte "Tombeau de Charles dAnjou", de 3 cartes de la Provence dont 2 dépliantes, et de nombreuses gravures dans le texte : sceaux, portraits, monnaies et monuments. Intérieur frais, de rares rousseurs et feuillets brunis. Pleine basane, dos à nerfs orné, tanches mouchetées. Reliure pastiche en bel état malgré des éraflures. « Ouvrage recherché et rare » Brunet. Illustré d'une "Carte géographique de la Provence de Louis Cundier, sur les Mémoires de Jacques Maretz, son beau-père". Cette carte de la Provence est une nouvelle représentation, différente de la 1ère carte de Provence (1591) réalisée par Pierre Bompar, conseiller au Parlement, qui servit de modèle jusqu'au XVIIIème siècle. Elle apporte des corrections grâce aux mesures astronomiques, mais sa diffusion reste limitée, et peu connue des éditeurs spécialisés dans les cartes et atlas. Elle redessine entièrement la côte, en s'appuyant sur les "Mémoires de la carte côtière" de Maretz (1633) dessinée pour Richelieu. Note d'après "Rivages et terres de Provence" de Georges Pichard, Mireille Pastoureau, Jean-Marie Homet.]Edition originale rare de la plus importante histoire de Provence, elle ne comporte pas les deux petits suppléments parus postérieurement. ( 30 et 36 pp). Bel exemplaire en reliure pastiche dans l'esprit du XVIIeme. Provenance : De la bibliothèque du Marquis de Grasse, avec son ex-libris. Brunet, I, 1149 - Saffroy, 32730
Bookseller: Librairie Bertran [France, Rouen]
2018-06-14 15:12:04
DESCARTES René
- Chez Théodore Girard, à Paris 1664, in-4 (17,5x23,5cm), (70p.) 448pp. (8p.), relié. - Véritable édition originale dont le privilège a été partagé entre plusieurs éditeurs : Charles Angot, Jacques et Nicolas Le Gras et Théodore Girard. Une traduction latine avait été publiée à Leyde en 1662 par Florent Schuyl (1619-1669), à partir d'une mauvaise copie du texte comme le précise dans sa préface Claude Clerselier (1614-1684) qui possédait le manuscrit original de Descartes. L'ouvrage est illustré de 49 figures d'optique et d'anatomie réalisées par MM. de Gutschoven et de La Forge, marquées « G » ou « F » en fonction de l'illustrateur. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes, toutes tranches mouchetées de rouge. Quelques très habiles restaurations au niveau des coiffes, des mors et des coins. Petite mouillure marginale portant atteinte au premier cahier. Quelques taches d'eau sur la dernière garde ombrée en tête, tout comme le dernier feuillet de texte. Plusieurs petites annotations et dessins à la plume du temps sur les gardes et contreplats. Ce Traité de l'Homme a été conçu par Descartes conformément aux préceptes de son Discours de la méthode : en partant des connaissances anatomiques qui sont les siennes, il explique les différentes fonctions physiologiques humaines et les lois mécaniques qui les régissent. L'ouvrage eut une influence considérable sur le matérialisme du siècle suivant, ainsi que sur la médecine des XVIII et XIXème siècles. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOW … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [Paris, France]
2018-06-13 15:18:30
René DESCARTES
First edition whose privilege was shared between several publishers: Charles Angot, Jacques and Nicolas Le Gras and Théodore Girard. Chez Théodore Girard à Paris 1664 in-4 (17,5x23,5cm) (70p.) 448pp. (8p.) relié
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2018-06-12 03:41:16
REDI Francesco
In Firenze, all'insegna della Stella, 1664. in-4, pp. 91 (compreso occhietto e frontespizio), (4 con approvazioni ed errata), legatura coeva in cartonato, sguardie in carta blu. Titolo in rosso e nero con impresa del frullone dell'Accademia della Crusca incisa in rame, ripetuta al verso di p. 91 in legno. Edizione originale con le varianti, tirata in un numero molto limitato di esemplari (la tiratura pi? comune ha l'impresa al titolo incisa in legno e il nome dell'a. ? accompagnato dalla dicitura ''Accademico della Crusca''). Lunga dissertazione sulle vipere, il loro veleno, sulle leggende e sulle qualit? terapeutiche e farmaceutiche. Magnifico esemplare in barbe, estremamente fresco e genuino (all'occhietto antiche note di possesso ms.). Vinciana 1742. Gamba 818. Razzolini 286. Prandi 1. Brunet IV 1174. Graesse VI, 58. Garrison morton, 2102. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2018-06-10 06:32:48
DESCARTES, Rene.
Leiden Ex Officina Hackiana. SECOND EDITION, Latin text, 1664, small 4to, 200 x 150 mm, 8 x 6 inches, engraved pictorial printer's device to title page, 12 engraved plates, some folding, 54 illustrations in the text of which 5 full page, 2 overlay flaps to unnumbered plate at page 9 and 1 overlay flap to plate LIV, pages: (36), 121, (ie 123), (1), as in all copies page numbers 111-112 are repeated , no duplication, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in half leather over marbled sides, rebacked to match with narrow gilt bands and gilt lettering. Edges of covers darkened, corners worn, couple of small dents to leather next to spine, marbled paper slightly rubbed, hand coloured armorial book-plate of Thomas Hare with neat old ink provenance next to it, title page lightly browned, occasional small pale mark in the margins, 4 one word ink notes in the margins, 2 small closed edge tears to 1 folding plate, repaired on blank side, not affecting image. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. "Descartes considered the human body a material machine, directed by a rational soul located in the pineal body. This book was the first attempt to cover the whole field of "animal physiology". The work was really a physiological appendix to his Discourse on Method." Wellcome Medical Library Volume 2, page 453; Garrison and Morton 574; Waller 2376; Krivatsy, 3121. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2018-06-08 06:25:21
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 47 x 56; - description: Map of Attica - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was kn … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:21
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 48,5 x 54; - description: Map shows South-Germany, Austria, Swizerland, Tyrol and North - Italy until Rom - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was su … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:21
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1728. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 57 x 48; - description: map of Bavaria - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known as H … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1716. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 48 x 56; - description: Map shows the citymap of the harbour of Corfu ,with a beautyfull cartouch an border - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1730. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 49 x 58; - description: Map shows the solar system reffering to the theories of Tycho Brahe and Giovanni Battista Riccioli.The main diagram shows Brahe?s theory that the sun revolves around the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun. In the corners are smaller diagrams showing alternative theories for the movement and size of celestial bodies. The main diagram is surmounted by Apollo driving his chariot across the sky and surrounded by constellations of the zodiac.; - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map ma … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Lower margin replaced, small restored tear at left margin; - size (in cm): 46 x 57; - description: Representation of a terrestrial and celestial globe and an armillary sphere. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nurembe … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Upper, left and right margin replaced, some restorations; - size (in cm): 48 x 56,5; - description: Map shows the city map and a totlaview of Halle. Also a view of the Salt-fountain and the Auditorium maximum, the largest lecture-room of the university. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Chris … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 58; - description: Map of Crete with the Cyclades. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The compa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower right margin perfectly restored, lower right margin mounted; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows total Scandinavia - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower left and right corner perfectly replaced; - size (in cm): 48 x 56,5; - description: Map shows Franconia and; the area of Würzburg with Schweinfurt, Rotenburg and Bamberg. A city map; of Wurzburg, the fortress and city view.The titel cartouche shows the emperors of Franconia of this time. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; date: ca 1730. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows the different moon phases in 9 representations and 2 pictures of moon craters - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs comp … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 48 x 58; - description: Map shows Gothia - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:20
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 48 x 57; - description: Map shows Holy Land - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows the city map of Vienna and a beautiful total view of Vienna with allegorical representations - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was su … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 58; - description: Map shows a city map and a total view of Danzig - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in busin … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 59; - description: map of the Americas - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1730. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows a citymap of Madrid with 5 views of Castle/bullfight/Palace/Aranjuez/St.Antonio. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows the city map of Amsterdam wit a beautyfull total view - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Hom … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste ( 1664 - 1724 ) N rnberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724 ) N rnberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49,5 x 57,5; - description : Map shows the- Paradise -with descriptions of the sweet life of eating, drinking, sleeping, celebrating ect.; - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower margin perfectly replaced; - size (in cm): 52 x 58; - description: Map shows the citymap of Haag and a total view - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs compan … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1742. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 57,5; - description: Map shows the early winter zodiacal signs, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Capricorn - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Hom … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 58; - description: Map depicts the world on hemisphere projection, with allegorical images and border decorations, latitude and longitude of countries and cities of the world - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 48 x 57; - description: Map shows the northern east coast to Philadelphia with New England, New Sweden and a decorative title cartouche showing Florida natives when trading. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Left margin restored; - size (in cm): 47 x 57; - description: Decorative map of the US east coast with Central America and the Caribbean. Title cartouche with offshore shipt and the discovery of America with Chrisoph Kolumbus in 1492. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Eld … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1747. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Left and right lower corners replaced, folded; - size (in cm): 48 x 54,5; - description: Very decorative view of a Rhino, from Albrecht Duerer. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-08 06:25:19
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1716. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at lower centerfold; - size (in cm): 49,5 x 58,5; - description: Map shows all Flags of the seafaring powers and nations - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the H … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-06 05:48:56
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 58; - description: Map shows a city map and a total view of Danzig - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in busin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-05 05:35:57
HILDYARD, Christopher
York printed by Stephen Bilkley 1664(). 1st and only edition, newly rebound in cloth with the original front embossed armorial calf laid down on the front board, uncut, few professional marginal repairs. Extremelly scarce.
Bookseller: Collectors Treasury [Johannesburg, gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA]
2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1728. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 57 x 48; - description: map of Bavaria - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known as H … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1716. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 48 x 56; - description: Map shows the citymap of the harbour of Corfu ,with a beautyfull cartouch an border - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1730. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 49 x 58; - description: Map shows the solar system reffering to the theories of Tycho Brahe and Giovanni Battista Riccioli.The main diagram shows Brahe?s theory that the sun revolves around the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun. In the corners are smaller diagrams showing alternative theories for the movement and size of celestial bodies. The main diagram is surmounted by Apollo driving his chariot across the sky and surrounded by constellations of the zodiac.; - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map ma … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Lower margin replaced, small restored tear at left margin; - size (in cm): 46 x 57; - description: Representation of a terrestrial and celestial globe and an armillary sphere. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nurembe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1720. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Upper, left and right margin replaced, some restorations; - size (in cm): 48 x 56,5; - description: Map shows the city map and a totlaview of Halle. Also a view of the Salt-fountain and the Auditorium maximum, the largest lecture-room of the university. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Chris … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50 x 58; - description: Map of Crete with the Cyclades. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The compa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower right margin perfectly restored, lower right margin mounted; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows total Scandinavia - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower left and right corner perfectly replaced; - size (in cm): 48 x 56,5; - description: Map shows Franconia and; the area of Würzburg with Schweinfurt, Rotenburg and Bamberg. A city map; of Wurzburg, the fortress and city view.The titel cartouche shows the emperors of Franconia of this time. - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn … [Click Below for Full Description]
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Homann / Doppelmayer, J.G. Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann / Doppelmayer JG Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; date: ca 1730. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 57; - description: Map shows the different moon phases in 9 representations and 2 pictures of moon craters - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs comp … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2018-06-04 20:40:13
Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 48 x 58; - description: Map shows Gothia - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 48 x 57; - description: Map shows Holy Land - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known … [Click Below for Full Description]
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Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 47 x 56; - description: Map of Attica - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was kn … [Click Below for Full Description]
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Homann Johann Babtiste (1664 - 1724) Nuremberg
Artist: Homann Johann Babtiste ( - 1724) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1710. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 48,5 x 54; - description: Map shows South-Germany, Austria, Swizerland, Tyrol and North - Italy until Rom - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg, was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was su … [Click Below for Full Description]
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