Nova et accuratissima Urbis St. Petersburg ... / Neue u. Accurate abbildung der der von...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured town view of Saint Petersburg. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1730.

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A fine, detailed townplan of St. Petersburg with a map of the surrounding region by Matthaus Seutter in original old colours. The plan with determination of individual buildings and an extensive key. In the upper third a map showing St. Petersburg at the Gulf of Finland, the Neva River and the Lake Ladoga. Title bar above the image.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleNova et accuratissima Urbis St. Petersburg ... / Neue u. Accurate abbildung der der von dem großen Ruß. Kaiser Petro Alexiewiz Ao. 1703 an dem Außfl. deß Neva Stroms erbaueten Statt St. Petersburg, samt der umligend gegend heraußgegeb. von M....
Publisher, YearM. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size49.0 x 56.7 cm (19.3 x 22.3 inches)
Sheet Size51.6 x 59.7 cm (20.3 x 23.5 inches)
ReferenceFauser 7509

Condition

Serveral small tears in margin backed. Very good condition.

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: Nova et accuratissima Urbis St. Petersburg ... / Neue u. Accurate abbildung der der von dem großen Ruß. Kaiser Petro....
Old coloured town view of Saint Petersburg. Printed in Augsburg by M. Seutter circa 1730.

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