Copper engraved map of Germany after J. Reichelt of N. Visscher by P. Schenk. Covering the central part of Europe with Germany in the center and the Netherlands in west. With one cartouche containing cherubs and coat of arms.
Minor browning, margins strengthened, good condition.
The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk.
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Nicolas Visscher: S. Imperium Romano-Germanicum oder Teutschland mit seinen angräntzenden königreichen und Provincien.
Antique map of Central Europe. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Schenk circa 1700.
Germany - Visscher, Nicolas - S. Imperium Romano-Germanicum oder...