Homann Heirs

1742

Italia

Italia in suos Status divisa et ex prototypo del' Isliano desumta

DESCRIPTION: Attractive antique map of Italy divided into provinces with the islands of Corsica ( Corse ), Sardinia ( Sardegna or Sardigna ), Sicily ( Sicilia ), Malta, Gozo, and Lampedusa. This large 18th century, hand-colored engraving was published from Nuremberg, Germany in 1742 (dated at top of map). Decorative title cartouche in Latin at bottom left of the map.

By the heirs of J. B. Homann. Homann Heirs (also "Homannianis Heredibus" or "Homann Erben" or "Heritiers de Homann") was a company established after the death of the famous German cartographer Johann Baptist Homann to carry on the publishing business of the firm he started in the early 1700's. The designation "Homann Heirs" appears on maps published by that successor firm from about 1730 to 1848.

CREATOR: Homann Heirs

PUBLICATION DATE: 1742

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Italy

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean and Adriatic

CONDITION: Good.  Colorful on strong chain-laid paper with watermark. Repaired area at bottom right outside neatline, except for loss of 1/4" at the extreme right corner. Slight age toning. Remains of binders stub on the verso.

COLORING: Old hand coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 21 " x 19 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 58

PRICE: $490


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