Antique map of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen) by Matthias Quad. Shows the area between Rhine and Meuse with Bonn, Cologne (Köln), Düsseldorf and Neuss to Venlo in the northeast. With Jülich in the centre. To the right a mileage scale, to the upper right a title cartouche. German 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: Iuliacum, Iulic, oder Gulich. ein schönes Hertzogthum gelegen im Niderlant.
Coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.
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