Auction 110, Lot 405

"Brugae Flandicarum Urbium Decus", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1612 (published)

Publication: Beschrijvinghe van alle de Nederlanden…

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 9 inches
31 x 22.9 cm

Fine bird's-eye plan of the medieval city of Brugge. Based on Braun & Hogenberg's 1572 plan, the map is filled with detail of the well-laid out city and the surrounding countryside. Embellished with strapwork cartouches, coats of arms and a couple standing on a hill overlooking the city.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/2/2005