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Topographia Alsatiae, &c. Das ist Beschreibung unnd eygentliche Abbildung der vornehmbsten Stätt und Derther im Obern und Untern Elsass


Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1530; VD17 23:230864K; Berlin 1924 (5--1663 ed.); Nat. Gall., Millard Coll., v. 3, cat. 69; Wüthrich, Druckgraphische Werk...Merian, vol. 4, cat. 15


Overall: 31.5 x 21.2 x 3 cm (12 3/8 x 8 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 37 engravings, some folding

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Frankfurt: Wolfgang Hoffmann for Matthaeus Merian, 1644) Quarto; 32 leaves, plus plates; contemporary blind-stamped white pigskin with clasps.

Maps, plans, and topographical views of Alsace, including views of Strassburg and its cathedral (following p. 36)

Frankfurt: Wolfgang Hoffmann for Matthaeus Merian, 1644


Ownership inscription dated 1648 on title; "Freiheit v. Rehling[...]Rentenverwaltung Hainhofen" stamp on title; Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935), by whom given to MFA, 1904.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection