"Damascus, vrbs nobilissima ad Libanum montem, Totius Syriae Metropolis", Braun & Hogenberg
Period: 1580 (circa)
Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
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.
Attractive later color in the appropriate style. Tissue repair of centerfold and a marginal tear at bottom