Antique map of Meissen and Lusatia by Matthias Quad. Shows Saxony (Sachsen) and Lusatia (Lausitz) with Meissen, Görlitz and Leipzig, in the centre Dresden. To the top left a title cartouche. Latin text on verso. Printed in Cologne by Johann Bussemann around 1600.
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: Misniae Et Lusatiae Tabula.
Coloured map of Lausitz, Meißen, Sachsen, Brandenburg. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.
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