Germany Duchy of Brunswick Magedeburg Meydburg 1628 engraved Mercator minor mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Braunswyck et Meydburg
(Europe, Germany, Holy Roman Empire, Brunswick, Magdeburg, Halberstadtt)
Issued c.1628, Amsterdam for Mercator's small format world atlas. Latin text on verso. A view presenting the Duchy of Brunswick and the city of Magdeburg just three years before the sack of Magdeburg during the 30 Years' War, considered to be one of the worst atrocities of the war.
Lovely early 17th century antique engraved map, with original hand color.
Print paper and engraved area evenly age toned with moderate uniform browning & spotting. Overall map remains visually attractive and historically interesting.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/4" W x 6 1/2" H.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/2" W x 5 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3,