Title of the map. “BELGII Pars Septentrionalis communi nomine Vulgo HOLLANDIA nuncupata Continens Statum Potentissimae BATAVORUM REIPUBLICAE seu Provincias VII Foederats exhibente IO BAPTISTA HOMANNO NORIMBERGAE”. Large nice and unusual antique copper engraved map of the Low Countries, by Johan Baptist Homann. The map is embellished with a magnificent cartouche, surrounded by 2 large insets representing by 2 views and 2 maps of the Dutch colonies. A view of New Amsterdam (New York city) and the map of the region/ A view of Batavia (Jakarta) and the map of Southeast Asia. This is only map of Homann to describe a view of New York City. 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 with margins : 50,3 x 59 cm / 19,6 x 23,2 inches. In old colors, on str ong paper. We send maps by DHL. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Cartographer/Publisher: Johann Baptist Homann
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Topic: Maps
- Year: 1703
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Country/Region: Belgium, Holland