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Europe – Germany – Lower Saxony – Osnabrück
Title: “Descriptio Osnabrugensis Episcopatus - Osnabrugensis Episcopatus. Auctore Ioanne Gigante.“
Beautiful map of Osnabrück and the surrounding areas. At the upper right the coat of arms, bottom left the title cartouche with a general view of th city, bottom right: an insert map of the district of Reckenberg.
Original coloured copper engraving by the cartographer and mathematician Joannes Gigas (1580-1650), from “Atlas Novus“ published by Willem J. Blaeu, Amsterdam 1638.
Decorative map with vivid colours, printed on strong handmade paper, wide margins, altogether in very good condition.