Antique map of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) by Matthias Quad. Shows the Rhineland-Palatinate, the Bergstrasse and the Odenwald with the area between Bingen, Rastatt, Mosbach and Saarbrücken. With the Rhine river, Frankfurt, Mainz, Worms, Mannheim, Stuttgart, Pforzheim and Heidelberg. With a miles scale, coat of arms, portrait and 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: Florentissimus Rheni Palatinatus.
Coloured map of Rheinland-Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.
Germany - Quad, Matthias - Florentissimus Rheni Palatinatus