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1572 - Descrittione Del Mappamondo

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Striking example of Porcacchi's world map, first published in 1572. Porcacchi's world map is a finely executed reduction of Camocio's Wall Map of 1567, one of the last wall maps to follow Gastaldi's wall map of 1546. The map shows a narrow strait...


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1572 - Mexico Regia et Celebris Hispaniae Novae Civitas (and) Cusco, Rengi Peru in Novo Orbe . . .

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Fine old color example of Braun & Hogenberg's views of Mexico City and Cusco, among the earliest printed views of any American City. This view was the only 2 American views in Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most influential...


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1572 - Cuba (with early appearance of the Cayman Islands)

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Interesting late example of Porcacchi's map of Cuba. One of the earliest obtainable maps of Cuba and one of the few published in the 16th Century. Also shows Jamaica and part of Hispaniola. Excellent topographical detail, if a bit conjectural, and...


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1572 - [Puerto Rico] S.Giovanni

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Marvelous example of Porcacchi's map of the Island of Puerto Rico. One of the earliest obtainable maps of the Island and one of the few published in the 16th Century. Excellent topographical detail, if a bit conjectural, and naming many locations....


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1572 - Cestria Vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas

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Finely engraved view of the City of Chester in England, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum. Based on the survey of William Smith, the bird's-eye plan shows the town's prominent Norman castle, walled defenses and central cathedral.


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1572 - Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis

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The First Map of London Fine example of this important early bird's-eye view of London, which appeared in Volume 1 of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum. The view was based on a now-lost twenty-sheet plan of London believed to have...


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1572 - Oxonium nobile Anglie oppidum Septenrionalem . . . [with] Vindesorium celeberrimum Anglia castrum locus amoenißimus aedificia magnifica . . .

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Decorative pair view of Oxford and Windsor Castle, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Theatrum, the most famous atlas of city views published in the 16th Century. Fine full color example with wide clean margins.


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1572 - Groeninga, sive ut alij Gruninga, Frisae urbs . . . / Broversavia, cius Insulae in Zelandia oppidum . . . / Groricum Nobile Hollaniae Oppidum

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Decorative early views of Groeningen, Gork and Brovershaven. Bird's-eye view of the 3 towns with details of surrounding fields, farms and structures. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and...


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1572 - (Mechelen) Nitidissimae Civitatis Mechlineensis In Meditullio Brabantiae Sitae Exactis: Delineatio

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Decorative early views of Mechelen in Brabant. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th century.


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1572 - Amstelredamum, Nobile Inferioris Germaniae Oppidum

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This is a finely colored example of Braun & Hogenberg's first view of Amsterdam, from Part I of their Civitates Orbis Terrarum, first published in Cologne in 1572. Braun & Hogenberg's view is based upon a plan of Amsterdam by Cornelis...


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1572 - (Tienen) Tiena, Brabantiae Opp: ad amnem Geta, unde casei, qui inde nomen habent, magnus proventus, Estque hic templum S. Germani, Canonicorum Collegio, ornatum

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Decorative early views of Tienen in Flemish Brabant. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th century.


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1572 - [Brugge] Brugae, Flandricarum Urbium Ornamenta

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Fine early birdseye view of the City of Brugge in Belgium. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century.


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1572 - [Swiss Cities] Decem Et Tria Loca Confoederatorum Helvetia

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Braun & Hogenberg's set of 13 views of Swiss towns, first issued in 1572. The towns illustrated are Schwyz, Unterwalden, Zug, Glarus, Basel, Zurich, Bern, Lucerne, Uri, Fribourg, Solothurn, Schaffhausen, and Appenzell. Between 1291 and 1512, the...


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1572 - Lille Insula

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Detailed plan of the city of Lille, in France. This very detailed plan shows accurately the town with its streets, places, churches and squares. Decorated with 2 coats of arms, figures in the foreground and a title cartouche. From Braun &...


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1572 - Magdeburgum . . . Metropolitica Saxoniae Urbs

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A fine early view of Magdeberg in Saxony, published by Braun & Hogenberg in their monumental 6 volume Civitatus Orbis Terrarum. TRANSLATION OF CARTOUCHE TEXT: Magdeburg was called Parthenopolis (virgin city) after Venus, who was once worshipped...


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1572 - Nurnberg (and) Ulm (and) Saltzburg (and) Lindaw

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Old color example of this sheet of four important early views of Nuremberg, Saltzburg, Lindaw and Ulm, and Germany, on a single sheet. From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in...