Frankfurt: 1655. unbound. View. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 31.25" very good.
Panoramic view overlooking Paris. Beautiful scroll along the bottom lists 44 landmarks, which have tiny, corresponding numbers above the distant hilltops. Matthaus Merian (1593-1650), was a draughtsman, topographical engraver, and publisher from Switzerland.