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  WORLD 
 World & Continent Sets 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [A beautiful 18th Century set of the world & continents]
[Set of World & four Continents.] Nuremberg, c.1740. Original colour with additions, some evidence of gold highlighting, Five plates, each c.500 x 570mm. Occasional minor restoration.
A highly decorative set of maps: the world is double-hemisphere world map with two smaller celestial spheres, as well as wind-heads and depictions of natural phenomena such as water-spouts, eruptions and rainbows; the other four each have a large and colourful title cartouche. On the maps California has rejoined the mainland; Ezo is depicted as a large landmass connected to Kamchatka not Japan; Tasmania is still far-removed from mainland Australia; and New Zealand is a partial coastline, far too large.
[Ref: 11174]    £6,500.00 ($8,236 • €7,469 rates)


  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [The English colonies on the north-east seaboard of America]
Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americæ implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima. Nuremberg, c.1725. Original body colour. 495 x 600mm.
Decorative map of New England, with Lake Champlain much too large. This map appeared at a time of high emigration from Germany to the Americas: it has been suggested that the large title cartouche, showing an Indian trading with a European surrounded by the wealth of the Americas, was an attempt to persuade more to seek their fortunes in the New World.
[Ref: 11207]    £1,450.00 ($1,837 • €1,666 rates)


  ASIA 
 Near East 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th Century map of the Turkish Empire]
Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia et Africa... Nuremberg, c.1750. Coloured. 500 x 590mm.
A decorative map showing from Tunis to Arabia, including Greece, Arabia, Turkey and Palestine. TIBBETTS: 257.
[Ref: 16027]    £500.00 ($634 • €575 rates)


 Turkey 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Early 18th century map of the Bosphorus with a prospect of Constantinople]
Accurate Vorstellung der Orientalisch Kayserlichen Haupt-und Residenz-Stadt Constantinopel... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour. 500 x 590mm.
Detailed map of the environs of Constantinople with a inset 'map-view' of the Dardenelles, and a further prospect of the city at the bottom after the famous view by Friedrich Bernhard.Werner
[Ref: 19486]    £1,200.00 ($1,520 • €1,379 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Map of the environs of London with inset views of Royal Palaces]
Accurater Grundriss u: Gegend der Koenigl:Gross Gros-Britannischen Haupt und Residenz-Stadt London.. Nuremberg, c.1710. Original colour. 495 x 590mm.
A fine, dark impression of this detailed map of London and its environs, extending to Windsor, High Barnet, Rainham and Norwood, decorated with inset views of Windsor Castle, the royal palaces at Hampton Court and Kensington, and the King's Hospitals at Chelsea and Greenwich. HOWGEGO: 58.
[Ref: 19485]    £1,250.00 ($1,584 • €1,436 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Ireland 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th century map of Ireland]
Hiberniæ Regnum tam in præcipuas Ultoniæ, Connaciæ, Laceniæ et Momoniæ... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour with additions. 585 x 495mm.
A large map, with an allegorical title cartouche and a fishing-themed one for the scale. BONAR LAW: 63.
[Ref: 13371]    £600.00 ($760 • €689 rates)


  EUROPE 
 BENELUX 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Antique map of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands]
Tabula Generalis Totius Belgii qua Provinciæ XVII Infer. Germaniæ... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour with additions. 495 x 580mm. With the Depôt de la Marine ink stamp in sea area.
Original antique map of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands, with a title cartouche featuring cherubs, 17 coat of arms of the provinces and a globe showing the Dutch posessions in the East Indies.
[Ref: 12072]    £320.00 ($405 • €368 rates)


 The Netherlands 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Map of Holland and its colonies with views of New York and Jakarta]
Belgii Pars Septentrionalis communi nomine vulgo Hollandia nuncupata Continens Statum Potenentissimæ Batavorum Reipublicæ seu Provincias VII Foederatas. Nuremberg: c.1705. Original hand colour. 490 x 570mm.
Homann's map of Holland with inset maps of the Dutch colonies on the eastern seaboard of America and in the East Indies, with vignette views of New York City) and Jakarta. The allegorical title cartouche represents Dutch mastery of the sea, adding to the celebration of the Dutch empire at its apogee.
[Ref: 17201]    £650.00 ($824 • €747 rates)


 Norway 

HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Early 18th Century Battleplan of Fredrichshall]
Plan Der Belagerung Von Fridrichshall... Nuremberg,c. 1720, original colour, 485 x 590mm
A plan of the fortress Fredriksten under siege by the Swedish king Charles XII in 1718. 40,000 Swedes laid siege to the fortress of Fredriksten, overlooking the border town of Fredrikshald on the border between Norway and Sweden. The Swedish trenches had almost reached the main fortification walls when on the evening of December 11, 1718, a bullet struck and killed Charles XII while he inspected the work. The death of the king effectively ended Sweden's invasion plans.1718, a bullet struck and killed Charles XII while he inspected the work. The death of the king effectively ended the attack on Fredriksten and the invasion was called off.
[Ref: 11091]    £550.00 ($697 • €632 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Decorative map of Norway]
Regni Norvegiae Accurata Tabula in qua Praefecturae quinque Generales Aggerhusiensis Bergensis Nidrosiensis Wardhusiensis et Bahusienis... Nuremberg, 1720. Original colour. 600 x 500mm.
A decorative map of the Kingdom of Norway, from Gothenburg to the North Sea. The title cartouche is crowned by the coat of arms of the Norwegian Royal Family. The inset map at the top left shows regions of northern Norway and Trondheim. On the right is a cartouche entitled ‘notarum explicatio’ (known explanation) which contains a short political statement for some of the areas. The Peace of Roskilde in 1658 and the Peace of Copenhagen in 1660 are mentioned. These agreements ended the war between Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Denmark conceded possessions in what is now southern Sweden.
[Ref: 17200]    £425.00 ($538 • €488 rates)


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