Germaniae Inferioris sive Belgii Pars Meridionalis Exhibens X Provincias Catholic ...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Belgium. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1720.

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Old coloured copper engraved map of Belgium by Matthaeus Seutter. Shows the coastline of the North Sea along the Channel from Dieppe in France to Rotterdam, with Brussels in the centre. With a beautiful title cartouche, below a small plan of Ostend.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleGermaniae Inferioris sive Belgii Pars Meridionalis Exhibens X Provincias Catholic ...
Publisher, YearM. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1720
Plate Size49.4 x 57.1 cm (19.4 x 22.5 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 63.5 cm (20.8 x 25.0 inches)

Condition

Excellent conditions.

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 Belgium. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1720.

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