"Damascus, vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, Totius Syria Metropolis", Braun & Hogenberg
Period: 1580 (circa)
Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
14 x 12.7 inches
35.6 x 32.3 cm
Handsome bird's eye plan of the walled city with the large mosques featured prominently. Men and camels are in the foreground. Strapwork title cartouche. Lightly toned on centerfold with old repairs of marginal fold splits and one short tear in margin.