Weiner after Apian: Bavaria
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Very decorative map of Bavaria depicting the principalities Upper- and Lower Bavaria with the coats of arms of the cities framing the map on the left and on the right.
Title: „Kurtze Beschreibung des gantzen Fürstentumbs Obern und Nidern Bayrn"
Original coloured copper engraving after Philipp Apian (1531-1589), republished and engraved on behalf of Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria by Petrus Weinerus (died 1583), Munich 1579.
Map size: 33 x 44 cm
Beautiful print and colours, mat stain from a former matting, smoothened centre fold, minor wrinkles, altogether in very good condition.
Ref.: „Philipp Apian und die Kartographie der Renaissance.“ Anton Konrad Verlag, 1989