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Auction 198, Lot 736


"Braun & Hogenberg's The City Maps of Europe - A Selection of 16th Century Town Plans & Views", Goss, John

Subject: References, Braun & Hogenberg

Period: 1991 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.4 x 15.3 inches
29 x 38.9 cm
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This reference features reproductions of some of the most interesting plates from Braun and Hogenberg's original Civitates Orbis Terrarum from 1572. The book contains 60 double-page reproductions of European cities, including Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Gdansk, Lisbon, London, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Venice, and Vienna. This is the first edition, published by Studio Editions in London; the following year, Rand McNally published an American edition with the title The City Maps of Europe - 16th Century Town Plans from Braun & Hogenberg. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt title on spine, and a pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents and covers are like new, with minor soiling on dust jacket.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/19/2024