• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Italiae [and Königreich Morea]. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1688 (but c.1700). 2 parts in 1 vol., 4° (338 x 214mm). Additional engraved title, 53 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A very few leaves with light scattered spotting.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    Price Realised  

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Italiae [and Königreich Morea]. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1688 (but c.1700). 2 parts in 1 vol., 4° (338 x 214mm). Additional engraved title, 53 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A very few leaves with light scattered spotting.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    The second edition thus. With the fine folding panoramas of Rome and Venice. Brunet 1529; Graesse VII 509; Wüthrich IV, 83-4.


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