!7th century City plan with fortifications of Duisburg between the Ruhr and the Anger Germany, in the old days the Rhine flowed up to the city walls.
Map maker: Matthäus Merian der Altere (Basel, 22 September 1593 - Bad Schwalbach, 19 June 1650) In 1623 Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death. In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He spent most of his working life in Frankfurt.
Size: Sheet app.: 38 x 27 cm. 15 x 10.75 inches. Image app.: 31 x 20 cm. 12.25 x 7.75 inches Condition: View overall very good, fold as published, 2 tiny wormholes in margin outside image closed.