Antique woodcut town view of Kaliningrad, Koenigsberg. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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Nice woodcut view of Koenigsberg (today: Kaliningrad) in Eastern Prussia on a full text sheet. From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by Adrianus Romanus printed 1608 in Frankfurt. First printed 1595 with the same woodcuts by Abraham Saur published by N. Basse.

Details

CartographerAbraham Saur
TitleMons Regius
Publisher, YearW. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608
Plate Size6.8 x 9.3 cm (2.7 x 3.7 inches)
Sheet Size19.0 x 15.0 cm (7.5 x 5.9 inches)
ReferenceBachmann 14. Fauser I, LXIV

Condition

Some overall browning, otherwise fine.

Cartographer

Abraham Saur, a German lawyer and historian, born 1545 in Frankenberg. He was author of several legal book, but also of the city book Theatrum Urbium. He died in 1593.

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Antique woodcut town view of Kaliningrad, Koenigsberg. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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