Antique map of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) and Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt) by Matthias Quad. Shows the area around Braunschweig, Hildesheim and Halberstadt. With Salzgitter, Wolfenbüttel, Wolfsburg, Mansfeld and Göttingen. To thelower 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: Braunswick Ducatus Hildesheim Episcop & Halberstat Episcop. cum caeteis adiacentibs. 1593.
Old coloured map of Braunschweig, Sachsen-Anhalt, Niedersachsen. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.
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