Das Lang-defendirte und endlich mit vil Verlust eroberte Stralsund... vorher gegangene...

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured city plan of Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Antique city plan of Stralsund by Christoph Weigel. With fortifications and a legend with the important squares and buildings. Decorated with a title cartouche. From Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. First published in Nuremberg in 1718. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.

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CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleDas Lang-defendirte und endlich mit vil Verlust eroberte Stralsund... vorher gegangene Bombardierung 1678 ausgesehen herausgegeben 1716
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size32.5 x 37.3 cm (12.8 x 14.7 inches)
Sheet Size36.3 x 45.2 cm (14.3 x 17.8 inches)

Condition

Tear in lower margin backed. Slightly waterstained in upper margin. Very good conditions.

Cartographer

Christoph Weigel the Elder was an engraver and publisher active in Nuremberg in the early 1700s. During his lifetime he published 70 books and series of engravings, including the atlas Descriptio Orbis Antique in XLIV tabulis published in 1720. For his geographical works and maps, he worked closely together with the highly successful Nuremberg cartographer Johann Baptist Homann. His younger brother, Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) also known as Christoph Weigel the Younger, worked as well as an engraver and publisher in Nuremberg. Weigel's company was continued by his wife when he died in 1725.

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Christoph Weigel: Das Lang-defendirte und endlich mit vil Verlust eroberte Stralsund... vorher gegangene Bombardierung 1678 ausgesehen....
Old coloured city plan of Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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