Jihlava Czech Old battle plan Iglaw Iglau Merian 1647
Title: Belagerung der Statt Iglaw (Igló) durch Herin Feldsieg Meisen Strafen von Burchheim so den 7 December 1647 erobert worden.
Description:Iglaw (iglau) on the the Jihlava river (now Jihlava is a city in the Czech Republic) during the Thirty Years' War in Central Europe between Swedish and Bohemian troops. The map is copperplate engraved, hand colored and was Matthäus Merian.
Matthäus Merian der Ältere was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt Germany. as German geographer, and later (circa 1640) with his own son, Matthäus Merian (der Jüngere, i.e. "the Younger" or "Jr.") he produced a series of Topographia. The 21-volume set was collectively known as the Topographia Germaniae.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size app.: Sheet app.: 33.5 x 40 cm – 16 x 13 inches Image: 27 x 34.5 cm. 13.5 x 10.6 inches. Condition: Good, light browned paper, higher border two marginal spots.