Maps, River Rhine, Rhenus Fluvorum, Course of the river Rhine, Rheinlauf
"Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et reliquis, in Illum se exonerantibus fluminibus". West-oriented course of the river Rhine. Copper etching by Conte de Galeazzo, Gabriel Gualdo Priorato, ca. 1670. Modern hand coloring.
In the upper left are the following coats-of-arms: Heluetii, Alsatia, Palatin Rheni, Archiep. Mogun, Archiep Trevir, Archiep. Colon, Clevia, Geldria, Vltraiectum, Hollandia.
Map was photographed with matting (passepartout). The map has hardly visible 7 vertical and 1 horizontal folds to fit book size. It is printed from two plates matched at centerfold. Left fold near Bodensee (Lake Constance) has older repairs (backed up with paper) in lower part . All margins have been widened. Some creasing. Few small spots visible from backside.
40 x 90 cm ( 15.7 x 35.4 ")