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  1. ALHAMA.

    ALHAMA.

    Size: 45 x 34 cm. (17 x 13 inches)
    Alhama is a pretty, ancient spa town near Granada. This dramatic engraving, as seen from a nearby hilltop, shows the town perched above the Rio Alham in rolling countryside, while in the foreground, travellers wend their way on the hilly road from Granada. At the bottom of the hill is a bathhouse with steaming cones - ‘los bainnos'. In the background, clouds swirl around the mountain tops. Learn More
    £235

    Date of Publication: 1575

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    Stock Code: 53584

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  2. CAPITOLIUM.

    CAPITOLIUM.

    Size: 27 x 20 cm. (10 x 8 inches).
    An attractive view of Capitolium in Rome by the famed Swiss engraver, Matthew Merian. This very detailed and beautifully designed view shows the stepsl leading up to the Capitolium, the famous statue of Marcus Aurelius, and the palazzio behind. Citizens wandering around the steps give an idea of the scale of the buildings and statues. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54708

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  3. 4 Views of Rome

    4 Views of Rome

    Castell St. Angeli / S. Bartolomei Insul wie sie vor Alters gewesen / Zwei maromorsteonerne Pferdt auf dem Berg Quirinalis / arcus Septimii Seueri.
    This attractive plate contains four views of Roman ruins as they appeared in the seventeenth century. Learn More
    £165

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54709

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  4. LAURETUM.

    LAURETUM.

    An attractive view of Loreto by the famed Swiss engraver, Matthew Merian. This beautiful view shows the walled town and basilica from a nearby hill, with the sea beyond, title at top centre. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54710

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  5. BIENNA BIEL.

    BIENNA BIEL.

    Size: 320 200 mm. (12 8 inches)
    A beautiful view from overlooking hills of this Swiss city, known in French as Bienne and in German as Biel. The town of Nydauw is labelled in the background, whilst in the foreground two men gesture towards the city spread out before them. Principal buildings in the city are numbered, and along the lower edge their names are given. Learn More
    £295

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54770

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  6. BERNA.

    BERNA.

    Size: 345 210 mm. (13 8 inches)
    A lovely bird's eye view of Bern and the river Aare running around the city. Title cartouche in top centre with two cherubs on a cloud holding aloft the city's coat of arms which depicts a bear. German text about the city in top right corner, compass in top left and scale in bottom right. Principle buildings in the city are numbered, and along the lower edge their names are given. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54771

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  7. SEDUNUM.

    SEDUNUM.

    Sitten.
    A very picturesque view of the city of Sion, entitled here at the top centre with its Roman name ‘Sedunum' as well as its German one ‘Sitten', between these two names is a coat of arms. Two castle-crowned crags tower over the city and mountain ranges dominate the background. In the bottom centre is a compass, and below that, running along the bottom of the picture is a key to the principle buildings which are picked out within the view by letters. Learn More
    £295

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54772

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  8. S.GALLEN.

    S.GALLEN.

    Size: 315 210 mm. (12 8 inches)
    A lovely bird's eye view of the city of St Gallen, with a coat of arms of a bear in the top right corner. Letters by the principle buildings within the view relate to a key in the bottom left corner which lists them by name. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54773

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  9. UNDERWAIDIA.

    UNDERWAIDIA.

    Das Landt Underwalden.
    A beautiful view of the Swiss canton of Unterwald. Towns, villages, rivers and lakes are shown and labelled. A key at the bottom lists significant buildings and landmarks, which are picked out in the view by letter. In the top left corner three soldiers in armour stand in a group surrounded by a laurel wreath with a coat of arms depicting a key at the bottom. Learn More
    £175

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54774

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  10. GLARONA. Glaris.

    GLARONA. Glaris.

    Size: 290 280 mm. (11 11 inches)
    A spectacular view of the town of Glarus in east central Switzerland, entitled at the top with both its Italian name (Glarona) and its French name (Glaris). Impressively craggy mountains tower in the background with the very picturesque town laid out at their feet, a river running past in the foreground. In the centre top under the title is a coat of arms depicting a saint with a staff. Learn More
    £220

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54775

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  11. Altorff Haupt Flecken des Lands URY.

    Altorff Haupt Flecken des Lands URY.

    Size: 325 210 mm. (13 8 inches)
    A beautiful view of the town of Altdorf, the capital of the canton of Uri. A coat of arms in the centre of the title shows the head of a fierce bull. In the lake to the left of the scene is a compass, and along the bottom of the map runs a key to the chief landmarks corresponding with numbers marked within the view. Last on this key is "Wilhelm Tellen platt und Cappellen" referring to the statue and square to William Tell at the heart of the town. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54776

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  12. APPENZELL. HERISSAW.

    APPENZELL. HERISSAW.

    Size: 325 205 mm. (13 8 inches)
    The main view is of Appenzell, but in the top right corner is a view of the town of Herissaw. In the top right of the Appenzell view is the town's coat of arms, depicting a bear standing on its hind legs. The views of both towns are beautifully detailed, showing houses, churches and trees, and with the rivers labelled in both. The Appenzell view includes a dramatic backdrop of towering mountains contrasting with the tiny people, cattle and horses shown within the view. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54777

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  13. SVITIA Schwentz.

    SVITIA Schwentz.

    Size: 325 200 mm. (13 8 inches)
    A lovely view of the canton of Schwyz in central Switzerland. Coat of arms in centre top within title. To the right of the view is the canton's capital town of the same name and below that is Brunnen on the shores of Lake Lucerne, which stretches across the bottom half of the view. To the left, also on the shores of the lake, is the small town of Gerisaw. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54778

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  14. TUGIUM Zug.

    TUGIUM Zug.

    Size: 320 210 mm. (12 8 inches)
    A pretty view of the Swiss city of Zug (‘Tugium' being its Latin name). At the top, to the left of the title, is a coat of arms. Four principle landmarks within the town are picked out with numbers - a key listing them in the bottom right corner. Along the bottom of the view is the lake of Zugersee with ships sailing on it. Learn More
    £145

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54779

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  15. SOLOTURUM.

    SOLOTURUM.

    Size: 255 180 mm. (10 7 inches)
    A lovely view of the Swiss baroque town of Solothurn with the river Aare running across the bottom part of the view. Coat of arms in top right corner. Learn More
    £220

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54780

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  16. RAP PERSWYL.

    RAP PERSWYL.

    Size: 320 210 mm. (12 8 inches)
    A lovely view of the small city of Rapperswil on Lake Zurich. Three coats of arms at top centre, including two of the city's coats of arms showing two roses on each. Compass in bottom left corner. Principle buildings are picked out within the view by letter with a corresponding key along the bottom. Fishing boats and a sailing ship on the lake in foreground, moutain ranges in background. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 54782

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  17. 4 Views of Rome

    4 Views of Rome

    Castell St. Angeli / S. Bartolomei Insul wie sie vor Alters gewesen / Zwei maromorsteonerne Pferdt auf dem Berg Quirinalis / arcus Septimii Seueri.
    This attractive plate contains four views of Roman ruins as they appeared in the seventeenth century. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 64785

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  18. CORPHV.

    CORPHV.

    Corphu.
    Attractive view of Corfu Town in the mid-seventeenth century, with the Old and New Forts dominating the fortified islet, and several large rowing galleys in the harbour. The view was originally published by Matthew Merian in his Topographia, and later incorporated into Gottfried's Archontoligica. Born in Basel, Switzerland, Merian spent most of his life in Frankfurt. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 53883

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  19. Campo Vacchina.

    Campo Vacchina.

    This delightful engraving depicts what was once the forum that was at the very centre and heart of ancient Rome. The Campo Vacchina was at the centre of Roman public life. Merian depicts it many centuries later, in ruins, with Romans and livestock wondering through the crumbling columns and fallen masonry. Learn More
    £140

    Date of Publication: 1650

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    Stock Code: 68039

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  20. Messina.

    Messina.

    Beautiful town plan of the port of Messina and its defences as seen from the sea with many boats in the harbour, title on top edge. Matthaus Merian's Topographia was a vast work, originally published in 21 volumes in 1640, remaining in print until 1730. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1688

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    Stock Code: 53368

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