1743 – J. B. Homann – Circuli Franconiae
Title: “Circuli Franconiae Pars Oreintalis et Potior Novissime delineata . . .“
Nice of J. B. Homann’s map of Franconia (part of Bavaria) centered on Bamberg, Würtzburg, and Nuremberg, extending north as far as Gotha, south to Swabia, east to Mergentheim and east to Pfreimt (Ober Pfalz). Title in German outside upper margin, “Erster und Groster Theil Des Gantzen Hochlobl Franckischen Craisses in welchem die Bisthumer Bamberg Wurtzburg und Aichstett …” prepared in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann and issued in Homann Heirs “Maior Atlas Scholasticus”.
Cartographer: Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size: 60 x 52,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition, middle fold split restored and reinforced. Restored split on left upper side. Original colouring on heavy paper with wide margins.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1743 and not a modern copy or reprint!