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The Mapping of North America

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BRAUN, George – HOGENBERG, Frans

Staden

Cologne, [1598]
390 x 505 mm., with full modern wash colour, in good condition.
An attractive bird’s eye view of Stade, Lower Saxony, Germany, just to the west of Hamburg. The ‘Civitates Orbis Terrarum’ was compiled by George Braun (1541-1622) the Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun produced a total of over 500 city views and maps published in six parts between 1572 and 1617. Most of the engraving was the work of Simon Novellanus and Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590), many after drawings by George Hoefnagel. This example was first published in the first edition of the rare fifth volume with Latin text issued in 1598. Koeman II B & H 5 no. 40.
Stock number: 10126
£ 295
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