Topographia Germaniae

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Topographia Germaniae
Topographia Bavariae (Merian) 001.jpg
Title page of Topographia Bavariae, 1665; part of Topographia Germaniae series
Author Martin Zeiler
IllustratorCaspar Merian, Matthäus Merian Jr.
Country Frankfurt
Language German language
Publisher Matthäus Merian (engraver, 17th century), Bärenreiter-Verlag (republisher, 19th century)
Media type38 volume series of books

Topographia Germaniae (1642 – c. 1660s) is a multi-volume series of books created by engraver Matthäus Merian and writer Martin Zeiler, and published in Frankfurt in 38 parts. [1] Engravers Wenceslaus Hollar, [2] Caspar Merian, and Matthäus Merian Jr. also contributed illustrations. [1] In the 1960s Bärenreiter-Verlag reproduced the work. [3]



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<i>Topographia Galliae</i>

Topographia Galliae (1655–1661) is a German-language series of illustrated books created by engraver Matthäus Merian and writer Martin Zeiler, and published in Frankfurt. It describes cities and towns in 17th-century France. Wenceslaus Hollar also contributed engravings.


  1. 1 2 J.M. Ritchie (1962). "German Books in Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1500-1750". Modern Language Review. 57 (4): 523–540. doi:10.2307/3720465. JSTOR   3720465.
  2. Fairman, Elisabeth (April 2001), Yale University Library Gazette, 75, Yale University, pp. 110–144, JSTOR   40859251
  3. C. Koeman (1964). "An Increase in Facsimile Reprints". Imago Mundi. 18: 87–88. doi:10.1080/03085696408592250. JSTOR   1150386.

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