Antique map of Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein by Matthias Quad. Shows Dithmarschen between the North Sea, Eider and Elbe. From Brunsbüttel to St. Annen, with Heide and Hemmingstedt in the centre. Büsum and the surrounding area is still shown as an island. With the mouth of the Elbe, Neuwerk and Ritzebüttel. A decorative title cartouche to the upper right. Latin text on verso. Printed in Cologne by Johann Bussemann around 1600.
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: Thietmarsiae Holsaticae regionis partis typus Auctore Petro Boeckel.
Old coloured map of Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher circa 1600.
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