Representation la Plus Nouvelle et Exacte de l'Ile Martinique, la Premiere des Iles de...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Martinique. Printed in Augsburg in the year 1745.

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Beautiful map of the French Caribbean Island of Martinique by M. Seuter. With a stunning cartouche, a naval battle and a compass rose. Engraved by Albrecht Carl Seutter (1722-1762).

Details

CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleRepresentation la Plus Nouvelle et Exacte de l'Ile Martinique, la Premiere des Iles de l'Amerique Antilles
Publisher, YearAugsburg, 1745
Plate Size48.9 x 56.0 cm (19.3 x 22.0 inches)
Sheet Size51.9 x 60.0 cm (20.4 x 23.6 inches)

Condition

Mint condition.

Cartographer

George Matthaus Seutter, a German publisher, cartographer and engraver from Augsburg, was born 1678 as the son of a goldsmith. After an apprenticeship at J. B. Homann in Nuremberg, he returned to his native city of Augsburg and worked in the publishing firm of Jeremiah Wolf. In 1707 he founded his own successful publishing company and produced maps, atlases and globes. Seutter died in 1757. The company went over to his son Albrecht Carl and his stepsons G. B. Probst and T. C. Lotter in after his death in 1757. The latter being regarded as his true successor. According to C. Sandler, following atlases have been published by Seutter:


- Atlas Geographicus oder Accurate Vorstellung der Ganzen Welt, 1725
- Atlas Compendiosus oder die ganze Welt in den nothwendigsten Geographischen Charten
- Atlas Compendiosus Scholasticus
- Atlas Novus Indicubus Instructus, 1728
- Grosser Atlas, 1734
- Atlas Minor, 1744

Beside the atlases, Seutter produced a pair of 20 cm table globes during his early days.

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George Matthäus Seutter: Representation la Plus Nouvelle et Exacte de l'Ile Martinique, la Premiere des Iles de l'Amerique Antilles.
Old coloured map of Martinique. Printed in Augsburg in the year 1745.

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