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Hand-coloured heraldic chart of German nobility and clergy

Germaniae compendium tria continens imperii collegia forumdemque insignia et sessiones ut et circulorum divisiones una cum suis annotationibus. | Kort begryp van Duytsland, desselfs ryx collegien hunne zittingen en wapens, kreitsverdelingen, en aantekeningen daar op.
Amsterdam, Pieter Schenk, [1707]. Engraved chart (50 x 57) on a single sheet of paper (52.5 x 61 cm), coloured by a contemporary hand, depicting various coats of arms and including a small map (15.5 x 15.5 cm) of Germany.
€ 350
Engraved chart listing the noble families and clergy of Germany, published by the Amsterdam publisher Pieter Schenk (1660-1718). The chart includes 15 large coats of arms of kings, bishops, dukes and counts, 20 smaller coats of arms of 10 abbots and 10 abbesses and 23 of bishops. Also included are lists of the nobility of different German provinces, with a small map of Germany at the bottom of the chart depicting the provinces.
Margins slightly thumbed and with a minor reinforcement and restoration of the fold on the back, otherwise in very good condition. Koeman, p. 120 (map 32); Muller, Historieplaaten 3031 (XXXIV)
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