Mappae Imperii Moscovitici Pars Septentrionalis

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Moskwa, Moscow. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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Description

Beautiful, old-colored engraved map of the western part of Russia by Matthaeus Seutter. Shows the area of Murmansk in the northwest, the White Sea, Lake Onega, Lake Ladoga with St. Petersburg, up to the Pechora River in the northeast. Very detailed with all the major cities and rivers. With a beautiful title cartouche on the upper right.

Details

CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleMappae Imperii Moscovitici Pars Septentrionalis
Publisher, YearAugsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size50.0 x 58.1 cm (19.7 x 22.9 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 61.8 cm (20.9 x 24.3 inches)

Condition

Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.

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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Old coloured map of Moskwa, Moscow. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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