• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Electorat Brandenburgici et Ducatus Pomeraniae. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, n.d. [but 1703]. 3 parts in 1 vol., 4° (334 x 202mm). Engraved title, 58 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A few plates just touched by the knife.) Contemporary sheep, spines gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

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    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Electorat Brandenburgici et Ducatus Pomeraniae. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, n.d. [but 1703]. 3 parts in 1 vol., 4° (334 x 202mm). Engraved title, 58 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A few plates just touched by the knife.) Contemporary sheep, spines gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    The third edition. With fine views of Stetin, Stralsund, Berlin, Gdansk, and others. This copy includes all the engravings called for in the printed list, although copies are known with a larger complement of plates. Brunet 1529; Graesse VII 509; Wüthrich IV, 59.


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