• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Superioris Saxoniae, Thuringiae, Misniae, Lusatiae, etc. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian, 1650 [but c.1690]. 1 vol., 4° (335 x 210mm). Engraved title, 66 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (Several plates with margins extended at the time of binding.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, a little surface loss, spine head chipped). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

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    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Superioris Saxoniae, Thuringiae, Misniae, Lusatiae, etc. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian, 1650 [but c.1690]. 1 vol., 4° (335 x 210mm). Engraved title, 66 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (Several plates with margins extended at the time of binding.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, a little surface loss, spine head chipped). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    The second edition. With fine views of Dresden, Gotha, Meissen, Weimar, and others. Brunet 1529; Graesse VII 509; Wüthrich IV, 56.


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