Hispania ex Archetypo Roderici Mendez Sylvae et Variis Relationibus ...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Augsburg circa 1735.

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Old coloured antique map of Spain and Portugal with the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera) and parts of North Africa by G. M. Seutter. After the map of Rodrigo Mendez Silva from 1730. Beautiful, large title cartouche depicting the king.

Details

CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleHispania ex Archetypo Roderici Mendez Sylvae et Variis Relationibus ...
Publisher, YearAugsburg, circa 1735
Plate Size49.1 x 56.5 cm (19.3 x 22.2 inches)
Sheet Size52.2 x 63.0 cm (20.6 x 24.8 inches)
ReferenceShirley, R. W.: Maps in the Atlases of the British Library, T.SEU-1a, #6

Condition

Signs of minor creases.

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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Old coloured map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Augsburg circa 1735.

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