Great Britain and Ireland map, Magna Britannia by Homann 1729
Homann Johann Babtiste ( 1664 - 1724 ) Nuremberg
Title: A General Map of Great Britain and Ireland with Part of Holland, Flanders, France, &c. Agreable to modern History / By the Heirs of late Mr Homan at Nurenberg. Cartouche: Magna Britannia complectens Angliae, Scotiae et Hyberniae…
Description: Early 18th century restored antique map of Great Britain with a inset of the Orkney Islands. Copperplate engraved map with hand coloring, title cartouche with coat of arms.
The Homanns maps were combined in different atlases.
Mapmakers: Johann Baptist Homann 1663-1724.
Homann died in Nuremberg in 1724. He was succeeded by his son Johann Christoph (1703-1730). Homann Heirs company, managed by Johann Michael Franz and Johann Georg Ebersberger. The company was known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", or "Heritiers de Homann" abroad.
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Size: Sheet app.: 24.5 x 20.75 inches. 62 x 53 cm. Image app.: 22.25 x 18.75 inches. 57 x 48 cm. Condition: Uncolored restored map, (see Scotland) condition otherwise very good with lots of details in places rivers and historic buildings.