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Martin Engelbrecht

engraver and publisher; 1684 Augsburg 1756

“ Among E.’s employees are renown engravers as Bernhard Christoph Anckermann, Karl Remshard, Johann Georg Ringlin, Johann Gottfried Seutter, Thomas Scheffler, and Friedrich Bernard Werner. Augsburg’s leading position in the trade with copperplate prints is due also to E.’s activities as major publisher. E. is considered one of the most active and prolific publishers in the German-speaking world ”

(Erik Ernst Venhorst in AKL XXXIV [2002], p. 24).


“ It’s a truly one-of-a-kind very special item and I congratulate you on having the resources to have found it … You indeed have some wonderful things for sale.

These (ship) plans are indeed an exceptional find, Jan Hendrik, and I THANK YOU for making them available for sale. They are truly unique … Also – may I compliment you on your fantastic website display of the … plans – It is among the most professional and informative website I have ever seen! Mit Vielen Dank!!

Just a quick note to let you know your beautifully packed parcel arrived Friday in excellent condition due to your careful work.  THANK YOU for wrapping it so well – certainly better than I could do – and that says a lot.  It’s has been a real pleasure working with you … “

(Mr. M. W., from February 3 to March 7, 2011)