1699 Theatrum Europaeum Matthaeus Merian Illustrated MAPS Hungary Ottoman Crete

MEYER, Martin

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In the 17th-century, few published works were as notable or important as ‘Theatrum Europaeum’, especially those chronicling the Thirty Years’ War and the Holy Roman Empire. Illustrated with 41 engravings by Matthaeus Merian, this enormous tome features incredible folding and double page maps, city views, and portraits. Noteworthy illustrations include

  • Map of Hungary
  • Map of Crete
  • Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza
  • View of Queen landing at Portsmouth
  • Illustrated scene of Catherine leaving for Lisbon
  • Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of Ottoman Empire
  • Portrait of Adam Forgacs de Gymes, Hungarian soldier
  • Hungarian star forts
  • Portrait of Nikola VII Zrinski

 

This volume was written by Martin Meyer and covers the years 1661-1665 throughout Europe including political and military interests in Hungary, Transylvania, Poland, and Portugal. Note that no editions of this book were published following this edition! Extremely rare and exclusive volume!

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1699 Theatrum Europaeum Matthaeus Merian Illustrated MAPS Hungary Ottoman Crete

 

In the 17th-century, few published works were as notable or important as ‘Theatrum Europaeum’, especially those chronicling the Thirty Years’ War and the Holy Roman Empire. Illustrated with 41 engravings by Matthaeus Merian, this enormous tome features incredible folding and double page maps, city views, and portraits. Noteworthy illustrations include

  • Map of Hungary
  • Map of Crete
  • Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza
  • View of Queen landing at Portsmouth
  • Illustrated scene of Catherine leaving for Lisbon
  • Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of Ottoman Empire
  • Portrait of Adam Forgacs de Gymes, Hungarian soldier
  • Hungarian star forts
  • Portrait of Nikola VII Zrinski

 

This volume was written by Martin Meyer and covers the years 1661-1665 throughout Europe including political and military interests in Hungary, Transylvania, Poland, and Portugal. Note that no editions of this book were published following this edition! Extremely rare and exclusive volume!

 

Item number: #4620

Price: $3950

 

MEYER, Martin

 

Theatrum Europaeum… Irenico-polemographiae [I.G. Schlederi] continuatio, das ist der historisch-fortgeführten Friedens- und Kriegs-Beschreibung, oder dess “Theatri europaei” [I.P. Abelini] neundter Theil, von den denckwürdigsten Geschichten, so sich … in Europa … vom dem 1660. Jahre … biss in das 1665. Jahr … vorgegangen, welches alles … beschrieben Martin Meyer. Mit … Bildnüssen … aussgezieret wie auch auffs neu redivirt … durch Matthäi Merians seel. Erben.

 

Franckfurt am Mayn : Gedruckt bey J. Görlin, 1699.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; volume IX
    • [10], 1560, [64]
    • 41 plates throughout
      • 21 full-page; frontis, maps, portrait engravings
      • 7 double-page maps
      • 13 large folding maps
    • Language: German
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~13in X 8.5in X 4.25in (33.5cm x 21.5cm x 11cm)
    • Auction records and price comparisons for this volume at $6,000+

 

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Categories

Military & War

European History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

MEYER, Martin

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

German

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete