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ca. 1642 – M. MERIAN – Roma

Description:           “Roma


Large and detailed birds eye view of Rome and Vatican by Matthaus Merian using the late XVI century eastward oriented model which shows the city right after the city’s re-organization completed by Pope Sixtus V. The graphic view shows many of the important buildings, churches and monuments, including many that have subsequently been demolished.

Comes from atlas  “Theatrum Europaeum“, published by Matthäus Merian at Franfurt am Main, ca. 1642.

Cartographer:   Matthaus Merian (1593 – 1650)
Sheet size:         73,0 x 33,0 cm
Year:                   ca. 1642
Technique:           wood block

Very good condition! Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

This is an original antique map published ca. 1642 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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