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   Froschauer
   Christoph d. Ä.
   C. F. ; Christoph Froschauer der Ältere / the Elder / l'ancien ;
   1: Elise Rüegger-Zimmermann (1xxx-1550) in 1517 ; 2: Dorothea Locher in 1550
   no
   1490 or later in Kastl near Altötting (Bavaria)
   1564
   Zurich
   
   printer Hans Froschauer, Augsburg (uncle) ; Eustachius (brother) ; Eustachius Froschauer (nephew) ; Christoph Froschauer the Younger (nephew)
   apprentice of his uncle, printer Hans Froschauer in Augsburg, since 1515 in Zürich, initially as workman in the print workshop of Hans Rüegger
   Switzerland
   Schweizer Chronik des Johannes Stumpf (1547/48, with separated maps as "Landtafeln") ; Joachim Vadianus: Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens (Zurich 1534) ;
   since 1519 citizen of Zurich ;
   naturalist -> Conrad / Konrad Gesner / Gessner (1516-1565): http://wunderkammer.ki.se/images/printer-s-device-of-christoph-froschauer ; woodcutter Johannes Stumpf ;
   historical, topographical, and geographical, and medical drawing and woodcut ; cartographic map-making ; hand-colouring
   en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christoph_Froschauer#mediaviewer/File:Stumpf_Froschauer_Landtaflen_Wallis.jpg ; wunderkammer.ki.se/images/
   www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/d/D10612.php ; http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Froschauer,_Christoph_%28d._1564%29
   P. Leemann-van Elck: Die Offizin Froschauer (Zürich 1940) ; M. Vischer: Bibliothek der Zürcher Druckschriften des 15. und 16. Jh. (1990 – GKZ 2, 255-259) ; Hist. Lexikon d. Schweiz ; Hege, Christian & Christian Neff: Mennonitisches Lexikon II: 13f. ; Rudolphi, E. Camillo: Die Buchdrucker-Familie F. (1963) ;
   Froschauer & his relatives who were in the printing business, were mennonites ; http://www.forumrarebooks.com/Vadianus-Joachim-Von-Watt-Epitome-trium-terrae-partium-asiae.html?anchor=22546; cf. also: http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/d/D10612.php.
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