Genoa (Genova) – Genua
Date of first edition: ca. 1757
Date of this map: ca. 1757
Dimensions (without margins): 20,7 x 39,5 cm
Dimensions (including margins): 24,6 x 41 cm
Condition: Very good. Original colouring.
Condition rating: A+
From: Theatrum Europaeum
Born in Basel in 1593, he moved in 1616 to Germany and started working for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry, who was the son of renowned engraver and traveler Theodor de Bry. In 1617 he married Maria Magdalena de Bry, daughter of Johann. After the latter’s death, he took over the business of his father-in-law in 1623. He specialized in town views. His Theatrum Europeaum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes.