Auction 113, Lot 644

"Lisbona - Olisipo, sive ut Pervetustae Lapidum Inscriptiones Habent, Ulysippo, Vulgo Lisgona Florentissimum Portugalliae Emporiu", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Portugal - Lisbon

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
19 x 8 inches
48.3 x 20.3 cm

Panoramic view of Lisbon with the Roman and Moorish citadels on the hills in the background. During the sixteenth century, Lisbon attained great wealth from the establishment of the Portuguese shipping empire to Africa, India and the Far East. French text on verso.

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Condition: B

Trimmed from a folio sheet, else very good. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/7/2005

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