Lot 313: 3 Maps incl: Merian. DIE FURST: STATT STUETGART.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [France/German Cities] 3 items: 2 engraved maps, 1 engraved birds-eye view of Stuttgart by Merian. Double-page. Matted, under glass. Not examined out of frames. ++ Matthew Seutter. ACCURATA ET NOVISSIMA REPRAESENTATIO ICHNOGRAPHICA HANNOVERAE [C. mid-1700s]. Birds-eye map/view of the walled city of Hannover. Numbers on the map correspond to a key below the image. Decorated with large engraved coats of arms. Extensive German text panel to right of image. Contemp hand coloring (main image, part of the key, and bottom of the vignette at lower left), engraved shields otherwise uncolored. 19 ¼ x 22 in. Slight foxing, sight condition otherwise near fine. ++ [Matthaus Merian]. DIE FURST: STATT STUETGART. [Franckfurt, c. 1630s-1650s.] Engraved birds-eye view of Stuttgart with 11 locations labeled in the key at lower right. Coat of arms at upper right. 8 3/8 x 12 ½ in. Later hand color. Sight condition near fine. ++ LA SOUABE A PARIS. Paris: Le Rouge, 1743. Map has hand colored outline. Scale and cartouche uncolored. 8 x 10 ½ in. Sight condition near fine.