1742 Large Map FRANCE Gubernatio Generalis LANGUEDOCIAE Languedoc Homann (HM18)
1742 Large Map FRANCE Gubernatio Generalis LANGUEDOCIAE Languedoc Homann (HM18)

1742 Large Map FRANCE Gubernatio Generalis LANGUEDOCIAE Languedoc Homann (HM18). Gubernatio Generalis LANGUEDOCIAE Occitania olim dictae in 3. Generales divisae Locumtenentias quarum I. Tractum CEBENNICUS una cumm suis quibus vis DIOECESIBUS complecitur Ad sidem prototypi Noliniani deline ata et luci tradita, studio Homannianorum Heredum A. A fine, highly detailed and decorative map of the region of Languedoc the gulf of Lion France with two decorative title cartouches, and a mileage scale with explanation signs. The coast reaches from the Spanish border on the left to Marseilles on the right side, and showing towns and villages. Approx 64cm x 53cm including margins with central fold as issued. Combination of original hand colour and additional later colour (cartouche). He lived his entire life in Bavaria, particularly in Nuremberg. Initially, Johann trained to become a priest before converting to Protestantism and working as a notary. In 1702, Johann founded a publishing house that specialized in engravings. The firm flourished, becoming the leading map publisher in Germany and an important entity in the European map market. In 1715, Johann was named Imperial Geographer to the Holy Roman Empire by Charles VI and made a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. Most importantly for his business, his reputation and contacts gained him imperial printing privileges which protected his publications and recommended him to customers. Johann is best known for this. Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt. Grand Atlas of the World. Upon Christophs early death, the company passed to subsequent heirs, with the name of the company changing to Homann Erben, or Homann Heirs. The firm continued in business until 1848. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva’s. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1742 Large Map FRANCE Gubernatio Generalis LANGUEDOCIAE Languedoc Homann (HM18)” is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “antiquepapercompany” and is located in KENT. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Tobias Lotter
  • Country/Region: United Kingdom
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Era: 1700s
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Year: 1750
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