Landtcarte Vonn dem Ambte Flensborg, ohne Nordgoeßherde. Anno 1648.

Johannes Mejer (*1606 - 1674)
Old coloured map of Flensburg. Printed in Husum by Petersen in 1652.

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Description

Beautiful old coloured map of Flensburg from Matthias and Claus Petersen after Johannes Mejer. With detailed plan of Flensburg, two coloured cartouches and sailing ships. From Caspar Danckwerth's Atlas "Newe Landesbeschreibung Der Zwey Hertzogthümer Schleswich und Holstein". Plate later acquired by Blaeu and used in his "Atlas Major".

Details

CartographerJohannes Mejer
TitleLandtcarte Vonn dem Ambte Flensborg, ohne Nordgoeßherde. Anno 1648.
Publisher, YearPetersen, Husum, 1652
Plate Size42.6 x 56.5 cm (16.8 x 22.2 inches)
Sheet Size46.0 x 59.5 cm (18.1 x 23.4 inches)

Condition

Overall browning, magins backed.

Cartographer

Johannes Mejer, a geographer and mathematician, was born 1606 in Husum. He has mapped Schleswig and Holstein in the years 1638 to 1648. The resulting maps have been published in Danckwerth's Atlas Newe Landesbeschreibung der zwey Hertzogthümer Schleswich und Holstein in 1652. The copper plates were sold to J. Blaeu and re-published in his Atlas Major. Mejer died in 1674.

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Old coloured map of Flensburg. Printed in Husum by Petersen in 1652.

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