Antique Maps by Matthäus Merian (*1593 - 1650)

Matthäus Merian the Elder was born September 22nd, 1593 in Basel. He studied drawing and copper engraving from the engraver Friedrich Meyer in Zurich. 1619 he went to Frankfurt where he worked for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry, whose daughter he married. He took over and completed the editions of Grand Voyages and Petit Voyages which de Bry started in 1590. Together with Martin Zeiller he produced the popular series of Topographia with total 21 volumes. The work was continued by his sons Matthäus the Younger and Caspar. Merian died June 19th, 1650 in Bad Schwalbach.
  • 1643 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Pfortzheim

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Beautiful cityview of Pforzheim by M. Merian. With a caption from A to W. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Pfortzheim
    10659

    Antique town view of Pforzheim, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    250,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Augusta Vindelicorum. Augspurg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice birdeye view of Augsburg in Bavaria by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Augusta Vindelicorum. Augspurg
    10745

    Antique town view of Augsburg, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    250,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Biberach

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Biberach by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important historical...

    Biberach
    10749

    Antique town view of Biberach, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    250,00 €
  • 1657 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de Occidens / Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de Oriens.

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Two beautiful cityview of Lyon on one sheet. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de Occidens / Prosp: de la Ville de...
    10447

    Antique town view of Lyon. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    200,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de Septentrio / Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de...

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Two beautiful cityview of Lyon on one sheet. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Prosp: de la Ville de Lyon, du Coste de Septentrio / Prosp: de la Ville...
    10537

    Antique town view of Lyon. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    200,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Lugdunum - Lyon

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful and detailed birdeye view of Lyon. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Lugdunum - Lyon
    11198

    Antique town view of Lyon. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    200,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Wangen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Wangen in the Allgäu by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Wangen
    10635

    Antique town view of Wangen, Allgäu, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    190,00 €
  • 1645 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Thuna. Thun.

    Frankfurt, circa 1645

    Beautiful view of Thun in Switzerland. Copper engraving out of Theatrum Helvetiae from Matthaeus Merian.

    Thuna. Thun.
    10166

    Antique town view of Thun. Printed in Frankfurt circa 1645.

    180,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Arbon

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of the Arbon / Thurgau an the Lake Constance by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Arbon
    10802

    Antique town view of Arbon, Thurgau. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    180,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Wisenstaig

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Wiesensteig close to Göppingen by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Wisenstaig
    10633

    Antique town view of Wiesensteig, Schwäbische Alb, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    150,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Villingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Villingen
    10636

    Antique town view of Villingen-Schwenningen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    150,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Dillingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Dillingen at the river Danube by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Dillingen
    10714

    Antique town view of Donau, Dillingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    150,00 €
  • 1643 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Wahre bildnuß der Statt Ysny im Algäw wie solche im wesen gestanden 1631. / Die Statt Ysni wie...

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, circa 1643

    Two engravings on one sheet of Isny in Bavaria by M. Merian. Showing Isny in the year 1631 before and after the fire-storm. From "Topographia Sveviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in...

    Wahre bildnuß der Statt Ysny im Algäw wie solche im wesen gestanden...
    11086

    Antique town view of Isny, Allgäu, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian circa 1643.

    150,00 €
  • 1645 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Eigentliche Bildtnuß des Großen Wasserbruchs oder Falls des Rheins Im Lauffen. Vera Delineatio...

    Frankfurt, circa 1645

    Birdeye view of the Rheinfall with Neuhausen, Schaffhausen, Lauffen and Flurlingen in background. Copper engraving of Matthaeus Merian.

    Eigentliche Bildtnuß des Großen Wasserbruchs oder Falls des Rheins Im...
    10165

    Antique town view of Rhein, Schaffhausen. Printed in Frankfurt circa 1645.

    145,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Göppingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Göppingen, Fils by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important...

    Göppingen
    10705

    Antique town view of Göppingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    140,00 €
  • 1657 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  l'Isle Bouchart / l'Isle d'Oleron

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Two beautiful views of L'Ilse-Bouchard with the river Vienne and the Island of Oleron on one sheet. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    l'Isle Bouchart / l'Isle d'Oleron
    10727

    Antique town view of Ile d'Oleron, L'Ilse-Bouchard. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    140,00 €
  • 1643 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Leonberg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Leonberg by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are important historical...

    Leonberg
    10698

    Antique town view of Leonberg, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    130,00 €
  • 1643 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Güntzburg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Günzburg in Bavaria/Swabia by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Güntzburg
    10706

    Antique town view of Günzburg, Swabia, Bavaria. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    130,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Sindelfingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Sindelfingen close to Stuttgart by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Sindelfingen
    10792

    Antique town view of Sindelfingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    130,00 €
  • 1657 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Gouvernement General Du Lyonnois

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Very detailed map of the area Limonges and Lyon in France. Showing also Thiers, Vichy, Bourges, Vallance, Vienne. From M. Merian's famous "Topographia".

    Gouvernement General Du Lyonnois
    10243

    Antique map of Lyon. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    120,00 €
  • 1657 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Mortaigne

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Large beautiful cityview of Mortain in departement Manche in the Normandy. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Mortaigne
    10436

    Antique town view of Mortain. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    120,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Sultzburg

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview and plan of Sulzburg / Breisgau by M. Merian on one sheet. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Sultzburg
    10743

    Antique town view of Sulzburg, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    120,00 €
  • 1643 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Tutlingen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Nice cityview of Tuttlingen at the Danube river by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Tutlingen
    10762

    Antique town view of Tuttlingen, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    120,00 €
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    Matthäus Merian:  Marpach

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, circa 1643

    Nice cityview of Marbach at the river Neckar close to Stuttgart by M. Merian. From "Topographia Sueviae" by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Marpach
    11082

    Antique town view of Marbach, Baden-Wurttemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian circa 1643.

    120,00 €
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