Handsome map of Alsace, with north to the right, and the Rhine across the lower centre of map. Title cartouche at top left. Matthaus Quad was a German cartographer based in Cologne, which, at the time was the centre for German cartography. This map is from his Fascilus Geographicus. It was printed by Johannes Bussemacher.
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Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Very good condition. Good margins. The Rhine, the forests and a few place-names outlined in brown and green. Size: 27 x 19 cm. (10 x 7 inches).