Nova Mappa Geographica Maris Assoviensis vel de Zabache, et Paludis Maeotidis ...

George Matthäus Seutter (*1678 - 1757)
Old coloured map of the Sea of Azov. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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Old coloured engraved map of the Sea of Azov. Showing parts of the Crimean Peninsula with Feodosiya (Kaffa) and Kerch (Kirtz) in the lower left and parts of Southwest Russia with the city of Azov in the upper right. With a nice cartouche showing natives in national costumes.

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CartographerGeorge Matthäus Seutter
TitleNova Mappa Geographica Maris Assoviensis vel de Zabache, et Paludis Maeotidis ...
Publisher, YearAugsburg, circa 1730
Plate Size48.0 x 57.6 cm (18.9 x 22.7 inches)
Sheet Size57.2 x 70.2 cm (22.5 x 27.6 inches)

Condition

Waterstained in lower margin, not affecting the image. Minor overall toning. Very good conditions.

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 Mappa Geographica Maris Assoviensis vel de Zabache, et Paludis Maeotidis ....
Old coloured map of the Sea of Azov. Printed in Augsburg circa 1730.

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