Regnum Norwegiae Accurata et Novissima Delineatione juxta V. Praefecturas Generales...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Norway. Printed in Augsburg by G. M. Seutter circa 1730.

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Description

Large antique map of Norway by Georg Matthäus Seutter. Top left an inset map with the Lofoten to the North Cape. The beautiful title cartouche shows the Norwegian coat of arms, fishermen, fishing boats and stockfish.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleRegnum Norwegiae Accurata et Novissima Delineatione juxta V. Praefecturas Generales Aggerhusiensem, Bergensem, Nidrosiens, Wardhusiens, et Bahus
Publisher, YearG. M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size58.0 x 50.0 cm (22.8 x 19.7 inches)
Sheet Size62.4 x 55.0 cm (24.6 x 21.7 inches)

Condition

Several vertical and horizontal folds smoothed, two small holes backed. Very good condition with old colours. Never framed before.

Cartographer

George Matthaus Seutter, a German publisher, cartographer and engraver from Augsburg, was born 1678 as the son of a goldsmith. After an apprenticeship at J. B. Homann in Nuremberg, he returned to his native city of Augsburg and worked in the publishing firm of Jeremiah Wolf. In 1707 he founded his own successful publishing company and produced maps, atlases and globes. Seutter died in 1757. The company went over to his son Albrecht Carl and his stepsons G. B. Probst and T. C. Lotter in after his death in 1757. The latter being regarded as his true successor. According to C. Sandler, following atlases have been published by Seutter:


- Atlas Geographicus oder Accurate Vorstellung der Ganzen Welt, 1725
- Atlas Compendiosus oder die ganze Welt in den nothwendigsten Geographischen Charten
- Atlas Compendiosus Scholasticus
- Atlas Novus Indicubus Instructus, 1728
- Grosser Atlas, 1734
- Atlas Minor, 1744

Beside the atlases, Seutter produced a pair of 20 cm table globes during his early days.

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George Matthäus Seutter: Regnum Norwegiae Accurata et Novissima Delineatione juxta V. Praefecturas Generales Aggerhusiensem, Bergensem, Nidrosiens,....
Old coloured map of Norway. Printed in Augsburg by G. M. Seutter circa 1730.

Norway - Seutter, George Matthäus - Regnum Norwegiae Accurata et Novissima...

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