"Brugae Flandicarum Urbium Decus", Guicciardini, Luigi
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.