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Rare carte-à-figures map of Germany

CLOPPENBURG, Evertszoon.

Germaniae Nova et Accurata Descriptio.
Amsterdam: Frederick de Wit, c.1665. Coloured. 455 x 560mm.

Rare panelled map of Germany engraved by Cloppenburg and first published by him in 1630, also encompassing Switzerland, Austria and Bohemia.
The upper panel features equestrian portraits of the Holy Roman Emperor and the seven Electors; the side borders have costume vignettes of a noble couple, city dwellers and rustics, with prospects of (left) Prague, Speyer, Nuremberg and Basel, (right) Cologne, Vienna, Regensburg and Ulm. The bottom panel has prospects of Frankfurt, Augsburg, Mentz, Leipzig, Strasbourg, Lubeck, Heidelburg, Brunswick, Trier and Hamburg. Underneath each prospect is a block of four city crests, although several along the bottom row are blank.

Schilder: Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, IV, Map 37.4, noting two institutional locations and a single private location, the Stopp Collection.
Stock ID : 22829

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Stock Id :22829

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Rare carte-à-figures map of Germany

CLOPPENBURG, Evertszoon.

Germaniae Nova et Accurata Descriptio.
Amsterdam: Frederick de Wit, c.1665. Coloured. 455 x 560mm.

Rare panelled map of Germany engraved by Cloppenburg and first published by him in 1630, also encompassing Switzerland, Austria and Bohemia.
The upper panel features equestrian portraits of the Holy Roman Emperor and the seven Electors; the side borders have costume vignettes of a noble couple, city dwellers and rustics, with prospects of (left) Prague, Speyer, Nuremberg and Basel, (right) Cologne, Vienna, Regensburg and Ulm. The bottom panel has prospects of Frankfurt, Augsburg, Mentz, Leipzig, Strasbourg, Lubeck, Heidelburg, Brunswick, Trier and Hamburg. Underneath each prospect is a block of four city crests, although several along the bottom row are blank.

Schilder: Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, IV, Map 37.4, noting two institutional locations and a single private location, the Stopp Collection.
Stock ID : 22829

£3,000

£3,000

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