Holsatiae, Dithmarsiae, Stormariae et Vagriae Ducatus

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured map of Lübeck, Kiel, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Antique map of Holstein by Christoph Weigel. Below the Elbe with Hamburg to Lauenburg and Boizenburg. The historical landscapes are highlighted by the colouring: Wagiren from Kiel Fjord to Lübeck Bay, Dithmarschen on the North Sea coast from the Elbe to the Kiel Canal, Stormarn with Pinneberg. In the east with Fehmarn and Lübeck, in the north to Schleswig and Kiel. Decorated with beautiful title cartouche. From Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.

Details

CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleHolsatiae, Dithmarsiae, Stormariae et Vagriae Ducatus
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size32.6 x 38.6 cm (12.8 x 15.2 inches)
Sheet Size37.0 x 46.2 cm (14.6 x 18.2 inches)

Condition

Some staining in margins. Very good condition.

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: Holsatiae, Dithmarsiae, Stormariae et Vagriae Ducatus.
Old coloured map of Lübeck, Kiel, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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