Moguntini Archiepiscopat et Electoratus nec non Comitatum utrisque Cattimeliboci...

Nicolas Visscher (*1618 - 1679)
Antique map of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse. Printed in Amsterdam by Visscher in 1680.

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Description

Detailed copper engraved map of Hesse by N. Visscher. With two nice cartouches. Showing the area between Biengen, Spayer, Wertheim and Wetzlar, centred around Frankfurt.

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CartographerNicolas Visscher
TitleMoguntini Archiepiscopat et Electoratus nec non Comitatum utrisque Cattimeliboci Verthemensis & Erpachiensis
Publisher, YearVisscher, Amsterdam, 1680
Plate Size46.3 x 58.7 cm (18.2 x 23.1 inches)
Sheet Size50.8 x 61.5 cm (20.0 x 24.2 inches)

Condition

Some minor tears in margin backed, some brown spots in margin, otherwise fine.

Cartographer

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: Moguntini Archiepiscopat et Electoratus nec non Comitatum utrisque Cattimeliboci Verthemensis & Erpachiensis.
Antique map of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse. Printed in Amsterdam by Visscher in 1680.

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