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"Theatrum Europaeum",  was first published in 1639 with text by Heinrich Oraeus,  stretching to 21 individual volumes published between 1633 and 1738. "The various editions cover events in Europe over a complete century between 1617 and 1718, comprising more than 20,000 pages of text, approximately 720 maps, plans, views and other prints and nearly 700 portraits. Many items reflect sieges and military actions during, first, the Thirty Years' War, then the several campaigns against the Turks in Hungary and eastern Europe and then the War of the Spanish Succession, as well as other European conflicts in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. Matthaus Merian the Elder. contributed many engravings until his death in 1650, some being repeated from his various national topographical works. He was followed by his son Matthaeus the Younger and another son, Caspar Merian. These two sons died in 1687 and 1686 respectively and subsequently the work was continued by their heirs. Most of the pages are double with folds as issued all have full margins unless stated and are stupidly cheap considering their age but  are more academic than eye candy



Dieses ganze werk ist in seiner höhe 66. Wiener werk Schuch hoch
  The plague  column in Vienna. erected by LEOPOLD I, Emperor (1640-1705) . Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes. Published  1702, 34 x 19 cm £45 inc delivery



Dessein du Choeur dans la Chapelle à Charlottenbourg où la Maison Royalle est assise pour entendre le Sermon." Charlottenburger Schloss, Chor in der Schlosskapelle
Engraving by J.Bocklin after Eosander de Goethe from "Theatrum Europaeum, published in Berlin  1717, Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes. Page Size  43x29 cm.i Larger fold out sheet in perfect condition £45 inc delivery


Entwurf des Castri Doloris in der alten Schlos Capell". Historische Ortsansicht. Published, 1734 by Martin Engelbrecht, Built in 1713 for King Frederick I of Prussia. shows the view into the choir of the old castle chapel,  at the Berlin Cathedral. Engraving by M. Engelbrecht after Eosander de Goethe from "Theatrum Europaeum, published in Berlin  1734, Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes. Page Size 30.5 x 30 cm. £70 inc delivery


Dessein von denen Seiten der Cathedral Kirchen
Funeral scaffold 2 May 1713  for the funeral of  King Frederick I of Prussia Engraving by M. Engelbrecht after Eosander de Goethe from "Theatrum Europaeum, published in Berlin 1713, Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes.45 x 30.5 cm or 29 x 18 cm.  £45 inc delivery
 

" Wolgastum. Wollgast ".
The Battle of Wolgast was an engagement in the Thirty Years' War, fought on 22 August or 2 September  1628 near Wolgast, Duchy of Pomerania, Germany. Two views on top of each other on one sheet. Overall views on the Peene river and overall view from the land side with the siege. With center fold.Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes. Published 1633  Damage in the top margin Size 23 x 32 cm. £45 inc delivery


„Das Treffen bey Leuce, oder de la Catoire geschehen, den19 September 1691“.
 Aufstellung der Truppen/Drawing up of the troops. The Battle of Leuze took place on 18 September 1691, and was a famous French cavalry victory in the Nine Years' War, against a superior allied force. Size 18,5 x 27,5 cmPlan of the battle in the small village of Leuze (France) Picardy, with the various factions. Fold central 188 x 279 mm Published 1702 Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £45 inc delivery


Prospect deß Siegs=Platzes zu Pariß, allwo der Marschall de la Feuillade die Ehren=Säule Ludwig deß XIV. Königs in Franckreich Anno 1686 auffrichten lassen". /
Place des Victoires, with the copper statue of Louis XIV 1686 Paris published 1691 Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £45 inc delivery
 

Mores et Rites Veterum Germanorum
 (Ancient Rights of German Peoples) Engraving  1649 from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published Frankfurt am Main, Hesse,£45 inc delivery Condition small water mark top margin otherwise stunning x 2 worst copy shown £45 inc delivery




Abbildung der Peenemünder Schantz und Seehaffen sampt dem Königlichen Schwedischen Lager.
Royal Swedish camp from above In 1629, Sweden made the Truce of Altmark with Poland, and in June 1630 Gustavus Adolphus landed with his army in Pomerania. Its armaments included eighty field guns - far more artillery than the Imperial armies possessed.The Swedes established themselves on the coast near Peenemünde and soon captured Stettin. Engraving  1649 from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published Frankfurt am Main, Hesse,£45 inc delivery Condition small water mark top margin otherwise stunning £45 inc delivery
 


Sessio S.R. Imperii Statuum Solennis apud Ratisbonenses. Eigentlicher Abriß der ReichstagsSolennitet, so den 3./13. Sept. diß 1640 Jahrs in Regespurg beij eröfnung F: propositio angestelt und gehalten worden, / Opening on the  Reichstags Sept 1640
Engraving  1640 from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, £45 inc delivery
 

Cobolenz;
Bird's-eye view of Koblenz, with most of the buildings on fire; with river Moselle in the foreground and attacking troops to the right. After Merian's earlier view of Coblenz in his "Topographia Archiepiscopatuum Moguntinensis, Trevirensis et Coloniensis" (1646).This is probably an illustration of the French attack in 1688, during the Nine Year's War; Engraving  1690 c from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published Frankfurt am Main, Hesse,£35 inc delivery  Paper is toned to the margins


Plan von der Feldschlacht so geschehen Ao 1702 d: 9 - 19 Julÿ, da der König von Schweden dem König in Pohlen in seinem Lager attaquirte, und dessen Armée
battle plan, Poland,Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Crackow in July  Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published Frankfurt am Main £45 inc delivery


Portall aufwendig, für dem Duhm, bey der Königin von Preußen begräbnus“
1705 tomb for the deceased Queen Sophie Charlotte of Prussia, center the coat of arms with three largebottom inscription. By P. Fehr, right in the margin Description Eosander von de Gothe", Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes Published 1718, 39 x 30.5 cm £45 inc delivery


DÜNAMÜNDE bei Riga.
 Plan of the fortifications at Dunemude. Daugavgrīva is a neighbourhood in North West Riga, Latvia on the left bank of Daugava river. In this neighbourhood there the Swedish built fortress on the Daugava River's left bank, commanding its mouth as shown in pics when built.1717, 37 x 26 cm Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £45 inc delivery


Königl: Schwedisches Lager, bey Objetza, alwo der König d: 7. Juli ankomen

Swedish camp, at  Objetza about four miles from Clissow. , Published 1717 single page  29,5 x 18,5 cm Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery
 

Vera Delineatio Portae Triumphalis, Quam Invictissimo Rom: Imperatori Ferdinando III, cum parta pace in Germania, sua Caes. Maiestas, primum urbem. Ratisp: ad Comitia ingrederetur, laudatiss: Senatus ibidem, in signum submissa gratulationis, et summae devotionis, erigi curavit, Anno 1652. d. 12. Decemb.
single page 1653 Showing the the triumphal  gate for Emperor Ferdinand III. Close trimmed left edge Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


„Die Franzosen und Bayern wurden in Ihren Vortheil auff den Schellenberg attaguiret... und geschlagen den 2. Julii 1704“.
Battle plan for Schellenberg. The Battle of Schellenberg, also known as the Battle of Donauwörth, was fought on 2 July 1704during the War of the Spanish Succession. The engagement was part of the Duke of Marlborough's campaign to save the Habsburg capital of Vienna from a threatened advance by King Louis XIV's Franco-Bavarian forces ranged in southern Germany. Marlborough had commenced his 250-mile (400 km) march from Bedburg, near Cologne, on 19 May; within five weeks he had linked his forces with those of the Margrave of Baden, before continuing on to the river Danube.. 1718, Single page image 12 x 10 cm. Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


„Plan der beyden Attaqven von Dovay, worinnen die Passage über den Haubt graben angewisen sind ao 1710“.
Plan of fortifications for the battle at Douai .Situated on the border of three provinces; Flanders, Artois and Hainaut, and an the highest navigable point on the River Scarpe, Douai's strategic importance resulted in its fortification from early times.Shown as 1710 but published   1723, 16,5 x 28 cm Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £20
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Plan von Tournay mit der Attaque im Iahr 1709“.
1720, 30 x 35,5 cm TOURNAI. groundplan for the citadel. Tournai is a Walloon city and municipality of Belgium located 85 kilometres west-southwest of Brussels, on the river Scheldt, in the province of Hainaut. Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


Erster Dessein, des Neuen Müntz Thurms In Berlin
1718.new 100 meters high tower at the northwest corner of the palace in Berlin -demolished when built as unsafe... loss to left edge poor margin with fraying Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


Das Schlos von Bethune ao 1710
Published 1723 Béthune in France was , besieged from 15 July to its capitulation on 29 August, costing 3,500 casualties during the War of the Spanish Succession Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £20


Zweyter Dessein des Neuen Muntz Thurms in Berlin welcher breiter in der Anlage gemachet ward als der Erste war, in der Hoffnung das Fundament dadurch zu verstarcken.
Oranienburg . The Churfurstl. House 1655 Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


S.Omer  St Omar
The Siege of Saint-Omer (May 24 – July 16, 1638) was a siege in the Thirty Years' War in which a French army under Gaspard III de Coligny, Maréchal de Châtillon, laid siege to the Flemish city of Saint-Omer, defended by a small garrison in command of Lancelot Schetz. Despite several initial successes in the capture of the minor forts around Saint-Omer, on the night of 8/9 June a Spanish relief army under Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano surprised Châtillon's troops and established a small fort in the middle of the French lines. Map was originally by Blaeu printed 1612 but re used by merian ... Was torn diagonally prof repair some wear to plate topright edge  ie forest a bit fadedEngraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £30 inc delivery



Friderich Wilhelms des Grossen Churfürsten zu Brandenburg Statue, Equestre, zu Berlien.
Published 1717.Equestrian statue of Friedrich Wilhlems, the Great Elector. Single Page 29x19 cm Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £35 inc delivery


Piramis in Memoriam Rheni-Traiectus

1640 Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £20


Castrum Doloris Ferdinandi III.
1663 Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £20 stained


„Geschlossenen Friedens- Unterschreibung in Nürnberg den 26. 16. Junij 1650
Peace of Westphalia 1650.  signing in Nürnberg 26. 16. Junij 1650 ".  The castle in the Ritterstube Nürnberg with all 45 Members present when signing Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £45 inc delivery foxed stained




LUDWIG XVI., König von Frankreich (1754 - 1793). „Wahre Abbildung der Königlichen Salbung
Louis XVI, King of France (1754 - 1793) crowned by the Bishops in  the Cathedral of Reims on 7. June 1654, the King receives the crown,  1663, 25.5 x 26.5 cm Engraving from "Theatrum Europaeum",Theatrum Europaeum was a journal on the history of the German-speaking lands by Matthäus Merian, published between 1633 and 1738 in 21 quarto volumes £45 inc delivery





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