Frankfurt: 1655. unbound. Bird's eye view. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 11" x 12.5" very good.
Town view of Schweinfurt. Each building is exquisitely delineated with an index in the lower left corner listing 21 of the landmarks of this town. Matthaus Merian (1593-1650), was a draughtsman, topographical engraver, and publisher from Switzerland. This engraving was published near the time of his death. Minor aging around edges, right margin is cropped.