Auction 136, Lot 818

"[Lot of 2] Topographia Hassiae et Regionum Vicinarum [and] Topographia Palatinatus Rheni et Vicinarum Regionum", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1960 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 12.5 inches
21.6 x 31.8 cm

These atlases are facsimiles of two of the sixteen volumes within Merian's Topographia Germaniae series. Included here are the second publishings of Topographia Hassiae et Regionum Vicinarum, published in 1655 and Topographia Palatinatus Rheni et Vicinarum Regionum, published in 1672. Both are apparently complete with numerous views and maps, many of them fold-out. The books are quarter bound in yellow paper with gold lettering over red label on spine.


Condition: B+

Light soiling on covers with bumped corners.

Estimate: $75 - $95

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/1/2011