1720 – J. B. Homann – Germania Austriaca


Title:          “Germania Austriaca complectens S.R.I. Circulum Austriacum ut et reliquas in Germania Augustissima Domui Ausr. Devotas Terras Haereditarias Auctore Io. Bapt. Homann Norimbergae”


Decorative and very detailed map of German Austria, extending from Venice and the Gulf of Trieste to Prag and Nuremberg, and from Strasburg and Heidelberg to Pressburg and Vienna. It includes the regions which are today Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bavaria (Germany) and Austria. The beautiful title cartouche shows the coats of arms of the provinces represented Moravia, Silesia, Bohemia, Austria, Tyrolis, Carniola, Stiria and Carinthia.

The map comes from the Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia…“ published in Nuremberg 1720.

Cartographer:     Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:           51,5 x 60,5 cm
Year:                     1720
Technique:          copper engraving

Good condition. Original contemporary colors, strong press and on watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1720 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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