Rare first edition of the antique map of Brandenburg by Georg Paul Busch and Jacob Paul Freiherr von Gundling published by Covens & Mortier. Still without the address of Busch and Gundling. Shows Brandenburg and parts of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Poland. With postal routes marked. With the Mecklenburg Lake District, Magdeburg, Cottbus, Frankfurt Oder, Szczecin (Stettin), Neuruppin, Wittenberge, in the centre Berlin. To the lower left a beautiful title cartouche.
Centrefold backed in the lower area. Excellent condition with old outline color. Never framed before.
Pieter und David Mortier were booksellers in Paris and have published a wide range of geographical works. After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes Covens and established the famous publishing house Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam. They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit.
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Covens and Mortier: Land-Charte des Chur-Fürstenthums Brandenburg.
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.
Brandenburg - Covens and Mortier - Land-Charte des Chur-Fürstenthums Brandenburg