Ichnographia Friedericopoleos inclyti Slesvicensium Emporii

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured city plan of Friedrichstadt, Schleswig-Holstein. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Rare city map of Friedrichstadt in North Frisia by Christoph Weigel. Plan of the town Friedrichstadt between the rivers Eider and Treene. Below a view of the town with four sailing ships in the foreground. 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.


CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleIchnographia Friedericopoleos inclyti Slesvicensium Emporii
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size33.7 x 39.9 cm (13.3 x 15.7 inches)
Sheet Size38.2 x 47.0 cm (15.0 x 18.5 inches)


Slightly stained in upper margin. Very good condition.


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 city plan of Friedrichstadt, Schleswig-Holstein. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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