Dovay. Georg BRAUN, Frans HOGENBERG.


Cologne: Braun & Hogenberg, 1575.

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

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

Price: $400.00

Item #205470

See all items in 17TH CENTURY, ANTIQUE, FRANCE
See all items by ,