1744 Homann Heirs - Sardiniae regnum et Insula...[original color]
1744 Homann Heirs map of Sardinia
Sardiniae regnum et Insula...
56.5 x 48.0 cm (22.2 x 18.9 in)
Original wash color
Johann Baptist Homann's detailed map of Sardinia with large decorative cartouche and inset plan of Porto Vecchio (Cagliari).
Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) was a German engraver and publisher, who established himself and his family as perhaps the most famous German map publishers. Following his death in 1724, the business continued under the name Homann Heirs.
Good impression. Wide margins. Very minor age toning.