India Orientalis, cum Adjacentibus Insulis Nova Delineatione ob Oculos Posita

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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Beautiful map of Southeast Asia by M. Seutter. With a stunning cartouche and a compass rose. First edition, without the privilege but with the name of the engraver Andreas Silbereisen.

Details

CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleIndia Orientalis, cum Adjacentibus Insulis Nova Delineatione ob Oculos Posita
Publisher, YearAugsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size48.5 x 56.5 cm (19.1 x 22.2 inches)
Sheet Size52.0 x 60.5 cm (20.5 x 23.8 inches)

Condition

Minor soling in magin, 2 small worm holes.

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: India Orientalis, cum Adjacentibus Insulis Nova Delineatione ob Oculos Posita.
Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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