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Zeiller, Martin, 1589–1661

Topographia Hassiae, et regionum vicinarum : das ist, Beschreibung und eigentliche Abbildung der vornehmsten Städte und Plätze in Hessen und denen benachbarten Landschafften, als Buchen, Wetterau, Westerwald, Löhngau, Nassau, Solms, Hanau, Witgenstein und andern / M.Z.

In dieser andern edition mit sonderm Fleiss durchgangen von vorigen Fehlern corrigirt, gebessert und vermehret.
Franckfurt am Mayn : Zum Truck verlegt von denen Merianischen Erben, Im Jahr MDCLV [1655]
Physical Description:
[2], 151, [9] p., [77] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (some folded), maps, plans ; 39 cm (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D917.Z45 T67 1655+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
With an added engraved title page.
Includes indexes.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter leather and paste paper boards; edges untrimmed. Title label written in ms on spine. Similarly bound with the BAC copies of other titles in the Topographia Germaniae series (D917.Z45 T67+).
Collection of views and maps of the cities and towns of the Hesse (Germany). Part of the 21-volume set of townbooks known collectively as the Topographia Germaniae, published between 1642 and 1688. The text was provided by the German geographer, Martin Zeiller. With over 2000 plates, the series was the most extensive publication of its kind. Most of the plates were engraved by Matthäus Merian (1593-1650) and his sons Matthäus (1621-1687) and Caspar (1627-1686).
Subject Terms:
Hesse (Germany) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Hesse (Germany) -- Gazetteers.
Maps -- Germany -- Hesse
Engravings -- 1655.
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650, engraver.
Merian, Matthaeus, 1621-1687, engraver, publisher.
Merian, Caspar, 1627-1686, engraver.

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