Early Maltese 17th Century map ‘ Valletta citta Nova di Malta ‘ printed 1640 by Matthaeus Merian 1593-1650, engraver

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by; Matthaeus Merian.

PublicationFrankfurt : M. Merian, 1640.

Publication date1640Map dataScale 1:4,000 (E 14°10’48”–E 14°34’35″/N 36°05’07”–N 35°47’58”)NoteRelief shown pictorially.Shows topography, drainage, cities and towns.Compass roses, decorative cartouche, legend, and coat of arms.Coordinates approximate and based on Greenwich meridian.Birds-eye view of fortified Valletta, with key. Note the Cross of St. John on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. A second compass rose has a map of the Italian peninsula. From Merrian’s Topographia (1640-1730). Copy of Villamena (LDOSJ: 1312) with no alterations to map. Note the Coat of Arms (lower left corner) of Alof de Wignacourt 1601-1622, 53rd Grand Master and 11th in Malta of the Langue of France.”F. Villamena F. cű privilegio summi pontificis superiorum permissu”.Mason and Willis 33. LDOSJ: 1358 Tonna-Barthet pp. 175-178.Valletta and the Three Cities. Arms of unidentified French noble. Note the Cross of St. John on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. SW at top. After Villamena’s map of 1600-1602. In Sommaire des Privileges Octroyez a l’Ordre de S. Jean. Naberat.

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