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The Mapping of North America

Mr. Philip D. Burden‚Äč
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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. Published in the rare fifth volume with German text issued in 1600. Koeman II B & H 2 no. 19.
BRAUN, George – HOGENBERG, Frans


Cologne, 1598-[1600]
390 x 505 mm., in full modern wash colour, good condition.
Stock number: 4900


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