Dovay

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans

Add 
to Cart
Price: $400.00


Place Published: Cologne
Publisher: Braun & Hogenberg
Date Published: 1575

Description: View. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 13" x 15.75".

Comments: Town plan of Douai in France. From the city atlas "Civitates Orbis Terrarum", a collection of city views and plans created as a companion to Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". The editions were published between 1572-1617. This edition has Latin text on verso. A few small tears and chipping to edges. Expert repairs to centerfold. Georg Braun (1541-1622) was a Catholic cleric who edited the "Civitates orbis terrarum," a collection of 546 prospects, bird's-eye views and maps of international cities. Hogenberg created the tables for the first 4 volumes. Together, these two geographers created a work that set new standard for cartography for the next century. This plan of Douai demonstrates the high quality of their work.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Prints

Book ID: 205470


More PRINTS & VIEWS: webrss
More FRANCE: webrss
More ANTIQUE: webrss
More 17TH CENTURY: webrss

By This Publisher: Braun & Hogenberg
ABAA ILAB
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.


I have just safely received my latest purchase from Argosy Book Store. The packaging for my last two orders has been excellent and I look forward to ordering again soon! - Billy Dinwoodie, Johannesburg South Africa
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis