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1652 1ed Theatrum Europaeum Geography ATLAS Maps City Views Illustrated Merian
I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. 1652 1ed Theatrum Europaeum Geography ATLAS Maps City Views Illustrated Merian HUGE & EXTREMELY RARE FOLIO w/185 Copper Engravings! An absolutely incredible 17th-century German geography book filled with maps, city plans, and engravings "covering events in Europe through 1651. This first edition was the first edition printed by Schleder and is one of the very few editions of this book to ever see multiple reprints. This was also the first edition to see print after the death of the series' founder, Merian. This edition was intended to the sixth and final edition, but because of popular demand, another volume was written 11 years later, again by Schleder. While the content is incredible and historically accurate, the copper engravings have always been the strongest appeal, even in the 17th-century. Matthäus Merian der Ältere (1593 - 1650) was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house and was most known for his German-language history book "Theatrum Europaeum." Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian. Main author: Joannes Georgius Schleder; G W Kleinstretl; Matthaeus jun Merian; Carl Henric de Osten; Carlo Sereta Title: Theatri Europaei Sechster und letzter Theil/ Das ist/ Außführliche Beschreibung der Denckwürdigsten Geschichten : so sich hin und wieder durch Europam, als in Hoch- und Nieder-Teutschland/ Franckreich/ Hispanien/ Italien/ Groß-Britannien/ Dennemarck/ S … [Click Below for Full Description]
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