Algerii Sarace norum vrbis fortissimae, Nomidia Africae Provincia…….

Braun, G. & Hogenberg, F.

Book ID: 223

£500.00

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Double sheet 13.8 x 19.5 inches. / 35.0 x 49.5 cm., small damage at mid lower edge with minor repair, cut at lower part where the two sheets intersected, otherwise good condition, latin text on verso of one and half sheet, kol. Kupferstich v. Braun & Hogenberg aus Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Liber Secundus, 1575.

Synopsis

An attractive plan of the Alger, including a numbered key legend in the lower part. A splendid view of the walled city and port, extensive key below gives all the important landmarks and locations.
From the greatest publication in this genre!. The, Civitates, was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/maps published in six parts between 1572 and 1617.

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