RARE 1596 map of Rhine Palatinate region
This is a rarer variation of Quads map of the region. The portrait is different then seen in other versions. South oriented ok the top. Centered on the Rhine river with Frankfurt,Heidelberg Mainz,Manhiem, Pforzhiem, Stuttgart and Worms, Being primary city’s shown. Fair condition. A tiny hole in center. As well as center hold separation seen in the front. Tape added to the verso to reinforce the center fold. Please see the pictures carefully.. 1596, (RARE EDITION) ‘Europae Totius Orbis Terrarum Partis Praestantissimae by Matthias Quad. (Geographer, humanist and engraver). Published in Cologne by Lambert Andreas. Quad established Cologne, as a center for map making in Germany at the time. Copperplate engraved. Measures 14″ x 10 1/4″.