Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica, vulgo Compass Charte

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured wind map. Printed in Augsburg by T. C. Lotter circa 1760.

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Wind map in stile of a wind rose. Original old colouring by the publisher.


CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleTabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica, vulgo Compass Charte
Publisher, YearT. C. Lotter, Augsburg, circa 1760
Plate Size55.5 x 58.0 cm (21.9 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size56.0 x 64.0 cm (22.0 x 25.2 inches)


Small restoration in top centrefold, some small crease in lower margin. Overall excellent condition.


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: Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica, vulgo Compass Charte.
Old coloured wind map. Printed in Augsburg by T. C. Lotter circa 1760.

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