Old coloured map of Bayern, Bavaria. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.

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Antique map of Bavaria (Bayern) by Matthias Quad. Shows the area between Passau and Augsburg and from Nuremberg to Kufstein with Landau and Dingolfing in the centre. With Regensburg, Ingolstadt and Munich. In the south the Walchensee, Chiemsee to Salzburg and the Attersee. A decorative title cartouche to the lower right. Latin text on verso. Printed in Cologne by Johann Bussemann around 1600.


CartographerMatthias Quad
TitleBavaria Ducatus
Publisher, YearJ. Bussemacher, Cologne, circa 1600
Plate Size20.5 x 27.2 cm (8.1 x 10.7 inches)
Sheet Size25.7 x 35.0 cm (10.1 x 13.8 inches)


Minor browning. Excellent conditions.


Matthias Quad, born in 1557, was a German cartographer active during the late 16th century in Cologne. His main geographical works Europae totius orbis terrarum and Geographisch Handtbuch were published and engraved by Johann Bussemacher. He died in 1613.

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Matthias Quad: Bavaria Ducatus.
Old coloured map of Bayern, Bavaria. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.

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