Tabula Etruriae et Status Ecclesiast

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured map of Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Toscana. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Antique map of Central Italy (Italia centrale) by Christoph Weigel. Shows the central regions of Italy between Cremona and Mantua in the northwest, Bologna, Florence (Firenze), to Rome (Roma) in the southeast. Decorated with a nice 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.


CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleTabula Etruriae et Status Ecclesiast
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size32.7 x 38.7 cm (12.9 x 15.2 inches)
Sheet Size38.2 x 47.0 cm (15.0 x 18.5 inches)


Some staining. 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 map of Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Toscana. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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