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Auction 88, Lot 285

"Damascus, vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, Totius Syria Metropolis", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Syria

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

14 x 12.7 inches
35.6 x 32.3 cm
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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.


Condition: B

Estimate: $600 - $700


Closed on 10/2/1999