• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Braunschweig und Lüneburg. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1654 (but c.1660). 1 vol., 4° (330 x 203mm). Engraved title, 2 double-page tables and 135 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A very few plates shaved by the knife.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss, front joint starting). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).

    Price Realised  

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Braunschweig und Lüneburg. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1654 (but c.1660). 1 vol., 4° (330 x 203mm). Engraved title, 2 double-page tables and 135 engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (A very few plates shaved by the knife.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss, front joint starting). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).
    The second edition. With fine views of Braunschweig, Osteroda, Lübeburg, Wolfenbüttel, Zell, and others. Brunet 1529; Graesse VII 509; Wüthrich IV, 64.


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