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Creator:
Zeiller, Martin, 1589-1661.
Title:
Topographia Palatinatus Rheni et vicinarum regionum : das ist, Beschreibung vnd eigentliche Abbildungen der vornemsten Statte V. Plätz der Vntern Pfaltz am Rhein vnd benachbarten Landschaften, als der Bistumer Wormbs vnd Speÿer, der Bergstrass, des Westerreichs, Hundrücks, Zweÿbrüggen, etc. : sampt einer Zugabe ettlicher des, H. Röm. Reichs zu dem Ober Reinischen Cräyss gezogenen ständen, als Bisantz, Metz, Tull, Verdun, Lothringen, Savoyen, etc.
Alternate Title(s):
Running title: Beschreibung der Undern Pfaltz am Rhein, ec.
Published/Created:
[Frankfurt am Main] : In Tag gegeben vnd verlegt durch Matthaeum Merian, 1645.
Physical Description:
106, 33, [11] pages, [101] leaves of plates : ill. (engravings), maps, plans ; 39 cm (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D917.Z45 T67 1645+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Collection of views and maps of the cities and towns of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Lorraine, and Heidelberg. 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).
Engraved historiated t.p. with coats of arms.
Zugabe has separate title page: Zuegab, von etlichen dess Heyl. Röm. Reichs Ständen, die auch zu dem hochlöblichen Ober-Reinischen Craysse gezogen werden ... Getruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn : An Tag gegeben vnd verlegt durch Matthæum Merianvm : In Wolffgang Hoffmanns Buch-Truckerey.
Includes indexes.
Schuchhard, C. Die Zeiller-Merianschen Topographien, 30A.
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+).
Subject Terms:
Heidelberg (Germany) -- Description and travel.
Lorraine (France) -- Description and travel.
Lorraine (France) -- History.
Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany) -- Description and travel.
Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Cityscapes.
Maps -- Germany -- Rhineland-Palatinate.
Maps -- Germany -- Heidelberg.
Maps -- France -- Lorraine.
Engravings -- 1645.
Contributors:
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650, engraver, publisher.
Merian, Matthaeus, 1621-1687, engraver.
Merian, Caspar, 1627-1686, engraver.
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