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  • Very fine view of Gaeta from Zeiller’s “Itinerarium Italia Nova Antiqua” published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1640. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. They had numerous children together, including a daughter, Anna Maria Sibylla Merian, born in 1647. [cod.456/15]

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Year: 1688
    • Dimension: 336 x 213 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Mantova

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    Very fine prospect view of Mantova from Topographiae Italiae published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1688. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. They had numerous children together, including a daughter, Anna Maria Sibylla Merian, born in 1647. She became a pioneering naturalist and illustrator. Two of their sons followed Merian into publishing. In Frankfurt Mattheus Merian spent most of his working life and with Martin Zeiller (1589-1661), a German Geographer, and later with his own son, he produced a series of Topographia consisting of 21 volumes including a very large number of town plans as well as maps of most countries. He also took over and completed the later parts and editions of the Grand Voyages and Petits Voyages originally started by De Bry in 1590.

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Dimension: 345 x 245 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
    • Year: 1688
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    Merian’s panoramic view of Rome is a reduction of Antonio Tempesta’s monumental map of 1593. Oriented with north to the left, it shows the city at the height of the Italian Renaissance. The projection provides a particularly graphic view of many of the important buildings, churches and monuments with the Tiber River in the foreground. From Merian’s Topographia Italiae published in Franckfurt in 1688.

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Dimension: 700 x 300 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
    • Year: 1688
  • Nice depiction of Scylla and Charybdis located on the Strait of Messina off the coast of Sicily and opposite the rock on the Italian mainland. From Merian’s “Topographia Italiae” pubblished in Franckfurt in 1688. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. [cod.463/15]

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Year: 1688
    • Dimension: 195 x 270 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Nice birdeye vie of the Gulf of Neaples from Zeiller’s “Itinerarium Italia Nova Antiqua” published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1640. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. […] [cod.451/15]

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Year: 1688
    • Dimension: 302 x 204 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Fine depiction of Vesuvio at Neaples erupting from Zeiller’s “Itinerarium Italia Nova Antiqua” published by Merian in Franckfurt in 1640. Mattheus Merian was a notable Swiss engraver, born in Basle in 1593, who subsequently studied in Zurich and then moved to Frankfurt where he met Theodore de Bry, whose daughter he married in 1617. [cod.452/15]

    • Author: MERIAN Mattheus
    • Year: 1688
    • Dimension: 323 x 191 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt