Frankfurt: 1655. unbound. View. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 8.25" x 12.5" very good.
Panoramic view overlooking Rotenburg. Beautiful scroll along the bottom lists 18 landmarks, which have tiny, corresponding numbers above the distant steeples. Matthaus Merian (1593-1650), was a draughtsman, topographical engraver, and publisher from Switzerland. This engraving was published near the time of his death. Right margin is cropped. Minor aging around edges.