Views/ topographies

Michael Wening: Historico-Topographica Descriptio (monastery of Polling) | © BSB/ Hbks/F 18-2
Michael Wening: Historico-Topographica Descriptio (monastery of Polling) | © BSB/ Hbks/F 18-2

Overview

The collection including around 200 items encompasses works from the 16th to the 19th century. Mention should be made of the "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Münster, the city views by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg, the "Theatrum Europaeum" by Matthaeus Merian, the topographies by Caspar Merian and Martin Zeiller. Moreover, there are works by Jan Jansson, Gabriel Bodenehr and Johann Stridbeck, as well as the "Historico-Topographica Descriptio" by Michael Wening, of which the library holds an edition de luxe.
Wening, Michael: Historico-Topographica Descriptio

OPACplus/ BSB catalogue

Literature

Fauser, Alois: Repertorium älterer Topographie: Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750. Wiesbaden, 1978.

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