Tractus Rhenanus Inferior

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Old coloured antique map of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate by Christoph Weigel. Showing the Lower Rhine and Middle Rhine from Kleve to Oppenheim. With Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bonn, Koblenz and Mainz. Beautiful 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.

Details

CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleTractus Rhenanus Inferior
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size32.7 x 40.6 cm (12.9 x 16.0 inches)
Sheet Size37.8 x 46.7 cm (14.9 x 18.4 inches)

Condition

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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Old coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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