Auction 110, Lot 472

"Aquisgranum Vulgo Aich…", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Germany

Period: 1612 (published)

Publication: Beschrijvinghe van alle de Nederlanden…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

This is a reduced version of Braun & Hogenberg's bird's-eye plan of the city of Aachen. The city is shown with its original walls (built in 1711) and the outer walls (built from 1257 to 1357). Embellished with a title cartouche, two coats of arms, and costumed figures in the foreground.


Condition: A

One rust spot, still very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 3/2/2005