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.
  • 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...
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    11086

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

    150,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Gr: Bottwar

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Antique townview of Grossbottwar close to Ludwigsburg by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of Topographia Sueviae by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian...

    Gr: Bottwar
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    12343

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

    100,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Binnigheim

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Antique townview of Bönnigheim close to Ludwigsburg by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of Topographia Sueviae by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Binnigheim
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    12344

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

    90,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Grüningen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Antique townview of Grüningen close to Riedlingen by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of Topographia Sueviae by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of Merian are...

    Grüningen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    12345

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

    90,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Lauffen

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1643

    Antique townview of Lauffen at the Neckar close to Heilbronn by M. Merian. From the 1643 edition of Topographia Sueviae by Matthaeus Merian printed and published in Frankfurt. The cityviews of...

    Lauffen
    1643 - Matthäus Merian
    12346

    Antique town view of Lauffen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1643.

    120,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Thuna. Thun.

    Frankfurt, circa 1645

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

    Thuna. Thun.
    1645 - Matthäus Merian
    10166

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

    180,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Cherbovrg

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Birdeye-view of Cherbourg, Basse-Normandie in departement Manche. From M. Merian's famous "Topographia".

    Cherbovrg
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10220

    Antique town view of Basse-Normandie, Cherbourg. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    60,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Orleans

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Interesting cityplan of Orleans, Loiret in France. From M. Merian's famous "Topographia".

    Orleans
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10269

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

    55,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Lisieus

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful cityview of Lisieux in departement Calvados. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Lisieus
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10432

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

    110,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Montfort-L'Amaulery

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Nice cityview of Montfort-l'Amaury in departement Yvelines. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Montfort-L'Amaulery
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10435

    Antique town view of Montfort-l'Amaury. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    100,00 €
  • 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
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10436

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

    120,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Chasteau du Pont: De L'Arche

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Copper engraved plan of the castle of Pont-de-l'Arche in departement Eure in the Normandy. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Chasteau du Pont: De L'Arche
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10437

    Antique town view of the Chateau de Pont-de-l'Arche. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    70,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Honnefleur

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful cityview of Honfleur a harbour commune in the Normandy. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Honnefleur
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10439

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

    80,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Eureux

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful cityview of Évreux in the Normandy. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Eureux
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10441

    Antique town view of the Normandy, Evreux. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    100,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Chasteau de Passy Sur Seine. Pres la Ville de Mante.

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful view of of the castle Passy close to Mantes-la-Jolie in France. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Chasteau de Passy Sur Seine. Pres la Ville de Mante.
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10444

    Antique town view of Mantes-la-Jolie, Chateau Passy. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    110,00 €
  • 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...
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10447

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

    200,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Prosp. du Palais et du Port Royal de Lion.

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful view of the Palace and Port Royal in Lyon. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Prosp. du Palais et du Port Royal de Lion.
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10448

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

    50,00 €
  • 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...
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10537

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

    200,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Prosp. dess Schlosses de Bourbon l'Archambaut

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful view of the castle of Bourbon l'Archambaut in the department Allier. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Prosp. dess Schlosses de Bourbon l'Archambaut
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10658

    Antique town view of the Chateau de Bourbon l'Archambaut, Allier. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    85,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Bituricum Ducatus Duche de Berri

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Nice regional map of France showing the area around Bourges. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Bituricum Ducatus Duche de Berri
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10682

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

    110,00 €
  • 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
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10727

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

    140,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Mante

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Beautiful view of Mantes-la-Jolie. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Mante
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10728

    Antique town view of Mantes-la-Jolie. Printed in Frankfurt by Caspar Merian in 1657.

    90,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Chasteau de Moulins en Bourbonois / Maison de Vimy. Pres de Lyon

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Two views of Lyon on one sheet. Showing the "Maison de Vimy" and the chateau de Moulins. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Chasteau de Moulins en Bourbonois / Maison de Vimy. Pres de Lyon
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10733

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

    30,00 €
  • Matthäus Merian:  Chast. de St. Piere en Lion / Belle Cour de Lion

    Caspar Merian, Frankfurt, 1657

    Two views of Lyon on one sheet. Showing the chateau de St. Pierre and the square Bellecour. From M. Merian's "Topographiae Galliae".

    Chast. de St. Piere en Lion / Belle Cour de Lion
    1657 - Matthäus Merian
    10734

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

    45,00 €
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