"Middelburch", Guicciardini, Luigi
Period: 1582 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.2 x 9.2 inches
28.4 x 23.4 cm
A superb bird's-eye plan of the city of Middelburg illustrating the fortifications, houses, churches, canals and bridges. Several ships fill the canals including two that are depicted firing on the city with defending canons returning fire. Ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche and two coats of arms.
Some damp stains and edge tears, not affecting map.