Auction 117, Lot 486

"Philippeville [on sheet with] Marieburgum [and] Chimay [and] Walcourt", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1596 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 13.4 inches
45.2 x 34 cm

Four bird’s eye views on a single sheet depicting fortified medieval cities in Belgium, each with its own strap work title cartouche. Charmingly decorated with figures of a man and woman in typical attire of the region and two pantalooned soldiers.


Condition: A

Very nice with attractive color and some light printer's creases in the generous margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006