Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Zeiller, Martin, 1589-1661

Title:
M.Z. Topographia Bohemiæ, Moraviæ et Silesiæ : das ist, Beschreibung vnd eigentliche Abbildung der vornehmsten vnd bekandtisten Stätte, vnd Plätze, in dem Königreich Boheim vnd einverleibten Landern Mähren, vnd Schlesien.
Alternate Title(s):
Topographia Bohemiæ, Moraviæ, et Silesiæ
Published/Created:
[Frankfurt] : An Tag gegeben vnndt verlegt, durch. Matthæum Merian in Franckfurt, 1650.

Physical Description:
192, [16] p., [37] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps, plans ; 32 cm (fol. in 4s)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Collection of views and maps of the cities and towns of Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia. 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:
Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- Description and travel. | Moravia (Czech Republic) -- Description and travel. | Silesia -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Cityscapes. | Maps -- France. | Engravings -- 1650.
Contributors:
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650, engraver, publisher. | Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, etcher.