BRAUN (GEORG) and FRANZ HOGENBERG Civitates orbis terrarum, vol. 1-5 (of 6)
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BRAUN (GEORG) and FRANZ HOGENBERG Civitates orbis terrarum, vol. 1-5 (of 6)
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BRAUN (GEORG) and FRANZ HOGENBERG
Civitates orbis terrarum, vol. 1-5 (of 6), Latin text, one engraved title (of 5) and 245 double-page engraved maps (of 305), the maps generally strong impressions, a few spoiled by over-inking or poor press work, 3 with lower borders copped, a few creases, slight loss to the view of St. Mark's (this and at least one other laid down), nineteenth century mottled calf [Koeman B & H 1-5], folio (410 x 290mm.), [Cologne, 1575-1600], sold as an atlas

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  • Strong impressions of what are the first, and frequently the most famous, views of many towns and cities.
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