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Allegorical Title Page.

MEISSNER Daniel, Eberhard Kieser. Eberhard Kieser Title Page Libellus novus politicus emblematicus civitatum Nuremberg Paulus Fürst 1638
Copper engraved allegorical title page for Libellus novus politicus emblematicus civitatum.edition of Paulus Fürst of Daniel Meissner's Thesaurus philo-politicus, Black & white; text in Latin and German below image. From the 7th part numbered "G".
With 4 vignettes of the elements; Earth, Wind, Fire & Water with additional vignettes of a tree in leaf and bare, including the Latin tags Haud facile virtus extinguitur Gaudium meum spes est Dark impression; soiled and worn; former owners name and stamp removed.

Daniel Meissner 1585-1625
His most important work was Thesaurus Philo-Politicus, a collection of city views beside the well known works of Merian, Braun & Hogenberg and Münster. First published in 1623 in Frankfurt am Main by Eberhard Kieser titled Thesaurus Philo-Politicus. Das ist: Politisches Schatzkästlein guter Herren unnd bestendiger Freundwith total 52 views. Followed by the second edition between 1624 and 1631 with 416 views and finally the third edition 1638-43 with new title Libellus novus politicus emblematicus civitatumby Paulus Fürst with around 830 views. The engravings of cities, villages, monasteries and castles showing the places before Thirty Years' War
115 by 142mm (4½ by 5½ inches).   ref: 3022  €100

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