London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Provinciarum Austriacarum. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian, n.d. [but c.1736]. 3 parts in 1 vol., 4° (336 x 209mm). Engraved title, 117 (of 118) engraved views, maps and plans, some folding. (Several plates with margins extended at the time of binding, a very few plates shaved by the knife, one plate detached.) Contemporary sheep, spine gilt, edges sprinkled red (rubbed, some surface loss). Provenance: Julius Hoerle (title signature).
The eighth edition. With fine views of Linz, Vienna, Innsbruck, and others including several dramatically perched castles. Brunet 1529; Graesse VII 509; Wüthrich IV, 50.
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