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Published by Espasa Calpe

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About this Item: Espasa Calpe. Autor/es: Varios Editorial: Espasa Calpe. Fecha Edicion: 1926. 16 x 25cm Lamina procedente de la obra: Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo-Americana. Seller Inventory # 586858

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About this Item: Grafik, 1750. original Kupferstich von ca. 1750 - Blattmasse: ca. 17,5 x 25 cm - gut erhalten. -- original copper engraving from circa 1750 - size of sheet: ca. 6.9 x 9.8 inches - good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! - No copy! - No reprint! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550. Seller Inventory # 124921

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Bellin, Jacques-Nicolas:

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About this Item: Grafik, 1750. originalKupferstich-Karte von Bellin von ca. 1750 - Blattmasse ca.19 x25 cm - teils leicht fleckig, sonst gut erhalten | original copper engraved map by Bellin from circa 1750 - partly slightly stained, otherwise in good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550. Seller Inventory # 155381

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Kilwa Kisiwani

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About this Item: Kupferstich von N. Bellin, 1748, 21,5x14 cm *Auf Wunsch senden wir natürlich gerne ein Foto per e-mail zu. Seller Inventory # 76525

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About this Item: 1874. 31,9 x 22,5 cm. * Das interessante Blatt zeigt als Beispiel des Sklavenhandels in Ostafrika vier Siedlungen an der Küste und ein Landschaftbild (Johanna). Das untere Bild zeigt das französische Übersee-Territorium Mayotte, mit gehisster Flagge (heute mit besonderen Status Teil der EU). * (Ein Artikel aus unserem Online-Katalog "Graphik - Afrika" mit 154 Nummern). Seller Inventory # 75877

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas

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About this Item: Sibley, Paris. unbound. Map. Copperplate engraving. Image measures 9 x 5.5". This bird's-eye-view show the East African island of Quiloa, now known as Kilwa Kisiwani in Tanzania. Printed circa 1748, the map shows the fort, settlements, and gardens of the island. It dates to a few decades before the Arab conquest of the island, after which the French built a fort at its northern end. The map is a dark impression in very good condition. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingà nieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office). He was particularly well-known for his maps of the French Empire, especially the territories in North America. This map is a fine example of his detailed work. Seller Inventory # 234159

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About this Item: Paris, Libraire Colnet, 1820. 19,18pp, small 8vo modern wrappers. - Original extract taken from the periodical: Journal des Voyages. Decouvertes et Navigations Modernes (J.-T. Verneur). Volume 6. KEYWORDS:africa/mozambique/comores islands/tanzania. Seller Inventory # 69743

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AFRICA / SOUTH AMERICA) Prior, James, Esq. R. N.

Published by Sir Richard Phillips and Co. London. 1820. (1820)

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About this Item: Sir Richard Phillips and Co. London. 1820., 1820. Vol. II, No. 4.. Disbound essay 8 x 5 ¼ inches, from Phillips and Company's multi-volume "Voyages and Travels." Three-page "Advertisement" at front followed by essay (p. 3 to 114) detailing the travels of Prior aboard, the Nisus Frigate. Only one illustration accompanies the essay, "View of the Town and Fort of Mozambique" with an alternative spelling from that on the title page. Contents and engraving in good clean condition. Seller Inventory # 55082

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About this Item: Radierung von Valegio, um 1600, 8,5 x 12,5 cm (nicht bei Fauser). Seller Inventory # 14828BG

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About this Item: Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Braun und Hogenberg, um 1575, 14 x 16,7 cm. Dekorative Ansicht der Insel mit der Stadt und ihren Befestigungsanlagen. Einzelne Segelschiffe im Meer.- Rechts und links bis zur Umrandung beschnitten. Falz hinterlegt. Rückseite bedruckt. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich. Kilwa Kisiwani "Quiloa". General view of island and city. Period coloured copperplate engraving by Braun & Hogenberg ca. 1575. 14x 16.7 cm. JPEG pictures upon request. Decorative view onto the island with the city and its fortifications. Single sailing ships on the sea.- Cut to the right and left framing. Restored fold. Partly printed verso. Seller Inventory # 8192

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About this Item: Altkolorierte Kupferstiche v. Braun und Hogenberg, um 1575, 47,6 x 14 cm. Darstellungen dreier Inselstädte Afrikas. Erklärungen zu Quiloa und Cefala auf der Rückseite. Sofala (Best.nr. 8191) und Kilwa (Best.nr. 8192) auch einzeln erhältlich. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich. "Mombaza. Quiloa. Cefala". Three African islands together on the sheet. Period coloured copperplate engraving by Braun & Hogenberg ca. 1575. JPEG pictures upon request. Depictions of three islands with their cities. Explanations to Kilwa and Sofala on the verso.- Sofala /Beira (n° 8191) and Kilwa (n° 8192) are also available separately. Seller Inventory # 8193

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LOT of 3 maps relating to the: Bellin, N. /

About this Item: A. Prevost ca. 1750, 1750. The three maps. Seller Inventory # 29821

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RUGENDAS Johann Moritz (1802-1858) (dessin)

Published by LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE du "Voyage pittoresque dans le Brésil" (circa 1827-1835) - 2e division, planche 10 : Cabinda. Quiloa. Rebolla. Mina. Lithographe Vigneron. Quelques petites et légères rousseurs en marge, petites déchirures en marge, un petit manque angulaire en marge, une petite tache en marge, 2 petits trous en marge. Bon état. (1835)

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About this Item: LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALE du "Voyage pittoresque dans le Brésil" (circa 1827-1835) - 2e division, planche 10 : Cabinda. Quiloa. Rebolla. Mina. Lithographe Vigneron. Quelques petites et légères rousseurs en marge, petites déchirures en marge, un petit manque angulaire en marge, une petite tache en marge, 2 petits trous en marge. Bon état., 1835. Lithographie (550X360mm) du "Voyage pittoresque dans le Brésil". (Paris et Mulhouse, Engelmann & Cie, 1827-1835). Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858), peintre allemand, descendant d'une famille d'artistes. Il dessina dès son jeune âge et étudia auprès de son père Johann Lorenz Rugendas, puis de Albrecht Adam à Munich. Il voyagea au Brésil de mars 1822 à août 1825, d'abord comme dessinateur de l'expédition Langsdorff, puis à son propre compte. L'itinéraire qu'il a emprunté n'est pas connu, mais les dessins réalisés indiquent qu'il est passé par les Etats de São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Espírito Santo, Bahia et Pernambuco. Revenu en Europe, il commença en 1827 la publication de son "Voyage Pittoresque dans le Brésil" à Paris, chez Godefroy Engelmann, pionnier alsacien de la lithographie. Conçu comme livre de voyage destiné à un large public, 22 lithographes ont participé à l'ouvrage. Aujourd'hui encore, le livre est considéré comme l'un des plus importants documents iconographique du XIXème siècle sur le Brésil. Il est divisé ainsi: paysages, genres et coutumes, usages et coutumes des indiens, la vie des européens, les européens de l'Etat de Bahia et de Pernambuco, usages et coutumes des noirs. 100 lithographies furent imprimées, de 1827 à 1835, en 20 livraisons de 5 planches. AUTRES LITHOGRAPHIES DISPONIBLES DU MEME AUTEUR ////// REDUCTION IMPORTANTE DES FRAIS DE PORT SUR LES ACHATS GROUPES /// ENGLISH SPEAKING PHOTO SUR DEMANDE. Seller Inventory # 34273

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Bellin Jacques Nicolas (1703 - 1772) Paris

Published by Artist: Bellin Jacques Nicolas ( - 1772) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1750 (1703)

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About this Item: Artist: Bellin Jacques Nicolas ( - 1772) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1750, 1703. - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 22 x 14,5; - description: Map shows the Fort and harbour city of Kilwa ( Quiloa, historicaly wtitten) on an island of Tansania, Africa.The indigenous populations of eastern Africa are thought to be the linguistically isolated Hadza and Sandawe hunter-gatherers of Tanzania. Travelers and merchants from the Persian Gulf and India have visited the east African coast since early in the first millennium A.D. Islam was practiced by some on the Swahili Coast as early as the eighth or ninth century A.D. - vita of the artist: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King and one of the most important French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. Bellin produced a substantial number of important separately issued maps, particularly reflecting continuing discoveries and political events in the Americas. Seller Inventory # AF0425_500

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About this Item: London: Richard Phillips, 1819. FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp vi, 3-114, 2 folding maps, plate (View of the Town and Fort of Mozambique), recent brown quarter calf. Seller Inventory # 10452

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About this Item: 1819, 1819. London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. 1819. 8vo. Plain paper boards with morocco titling label along spine. (vi3-114pp.). With 2 fold. engrv. maps and 1 full-page plate. Uncut. Seller Inventory # 232923

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de Belleforest, Francois

Published by Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius,, 1575

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About this Item: Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius,, 1575. Condition: sehr guter Zustand. Seltene Holzschnitt-Ansicht von Kilwa Kisiwani, früher Quiloa auf Portugiesisch, gehört heute zu Tansania. Regliert in brauner Tinte. Für einen Holzschnitt ist die Ansicht äußerst fein geschnitten. Auf dem vollen Textblatt. Die Karte erschien in der französischen Ausgabe der Cosmographia Universalis von Sebastian Müster. Das berühmte Werk wurde im Jahre 1575 unter dem Titel La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde von Nicolas Chesneau und Michel Sonnius in zwei Bänden in Paris veröffentlicht. Der französische Text stammt von Francois de Belleforest. Die meisten Holzschnittkarten und Ansichten der Münster Ausgabe wurden verworfen und neue Holzschnitte vornehmlich nach Vorlagen von Abraham Ortelius und Braun & Hogenberg angefertigt. - Kleiner brauner Fleck. Sehr gute Erhaltung. - A scarce and early woodcut view of Kilwa Kisiwani, formerly called Quiloa by the Portuguese, today belongs to Tanzania. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut. On the full text sheet. The view comes from the French edition of the Cosmographia Universalis by Sebastian Munster. The famous work, titled La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde, was published 1575 in two volumes in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau and Michel Sonnius with French text by Francois de Belleforest. Most of woodcut maps and drawings of Münster's work were discarded and new woodblock were made, mostly based on Ortelius and Braun & Hogenberg. - A small brown spot. Very good condition. Seller Inventory # 11417_0

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About this Item: in the Nisus Frigate. London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1819 Later morocco-backed marbled boards, Med.8vo. 114+ivpp. engraved view of the town and fort of Mozambique, 2 folding maps, (1 as frontispiece), errata. In 1812 the king of the Comoro Islands requested assistance from the governor of the Cape of Good Hope against the predatory expeditions of the inhabitants of Madagascar. This voyage took place in direct consequence of his plea. The folding frontispiece map is soiled and chipped around the edges, edges all uncut, a very nice copy of the first edition in recent morocco backed binding. We have been selling antiquarian books on Africa, Oceania, archaeology, anthropology, travel and the ancient world for over thirty years. All our books are carefully catalogued and they are in excellent condition unless stated in the description. All shipments are fully insured at our expense. All books are carefully packaged in new packaging material and despatched by registered or recorded mail, or by a courier service; the customer is always able to track their shipment. All sales are accompanied by a VAT invoice. Photographs may be supplied if requested.[ ]. Seller Inventory # 26296

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PRIOR, James;

Published by . London, Printed fro Sir Richard Phillips, 1819, First edition. (1819)

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About this Item: . London, Printed fro Sir Richard Phillips, 1819, First edition., 1819. 8vo [22 x 13.5 cm]; [v, includes ads], [i, errata page], 114 pp, 2 folding maps/charts, fine engraved aquatint plate of view of town and fort of Mozambique. later cloth, title lettering on spine paper label, only slight foxing on few margins, interior is clean and fine, unmarked. A narrative of voyage in 1812-13 by Prior who was a surgeon in the Royal Navy in his youth. National Maritime Museum 216. Borba de Moreas 689: 'The author describes Rio. . . the dirtiness of the houses. He comments on the English commerce in Rio. He describes Salvador, the ill-smelling lower city and the high city with the cathedral, theatre, library. . .comments on the manners and customs, the women, dress, architecture, slave trade, jewelry industry. Prior arrived in Pernambuco, describes the city, new bridge, cotton trade. . .'. With much on Mozambique, eastern Africa, etc. Includes a folding chart of road and harbour of Mozambique and a large foldout map of Africa, Indian Ocean, Atlantic to South America, showing the author's routes. A picture of this book is available on request. Seller Inventory # A13524

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About this Item: Kolorierter Kupferstich von Braun & Hogenberg, zm 1575, 34x46,5 cm. Seller Inventory # 94174

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About this Item: Richard Phillips, London, 1819. First Edition. A fine copy rebound 20th century in full brown oasis morocco by Peter Carstens, some light foxing to maps and plate as usual. An attractive example of this scarce voyage. Seller Inventory # 86675

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PRIOR (James) Esq. R.N.

Published by printed for Sir Richard Phillips, and Co, London (1819)

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About this Item: printed for Sir Richard Phillips, and Co, London, 1819. V-114 páginas. Con 2 mapas plegados y una bella vista grabada a toda plana Larguísimo viaje de la fragata británica Nisus, a través de las costas africanas, Cabo de Buena Esperanza, Mozambique, Madagascar, Santa Helena, etc, hasta Asia, Maldivas, Ceylán, Sumatra, Java, Nueva Holanda . y ya en Sudamérica, Brasil, describiendo su visita a Río, San Salvador, Recife, Pernambuco . Borba de Moraes, II-164; Sabin, 65696; no en Maggs Bros., Bibliotheca Asiatica et Africana Encuadernación moderna en holandesa cartoné, lomera con tejuelo rotulado de oro. Seller Inventory # b6bcf61b67593b3d4f2a25db8e5585d4

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BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

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About this Item: 1598. Cologne, c. 1598, French text edition. Original colour. 340 x 475mm. Four map-views on one sheet, published in the first volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. The views are of four of the most important ports in the Indian Ocean: the upper half of the sheet is dedicated to Aden, with Mombasa (Kenya), Kilwa (Tanzania) & Sofala (or Beira, Mozambique) underneath. French text on verso. KOEMAN: B&H 2. Seller Inventory # 15645

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Aden - Mombaza - Quiloa - Cefala: Johannes Janssonius (1588

Johannes Janssonius (1588 - 1664) nach Frans Hogenberg (1535 - 1590) / Georg Braun (1541 - 1622)

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About this Item: 1657. Kein Einband. Condition: Gut. Es handelt sich hierbei um einen originalen, kolorierten Kupferstich mit Ansichten der Städte Aden, Mombasa, Kilwa und Sofala von Johannes Janssonius nach Braun und Hogenberg. *** Titel: Aden - Mombaza - Quiloa - Cefala *** Gebiet bzw. Ort: Aden (Jemen) - Mombasa (Kenia) - Kilwa (Kongo) - Sofala (Mosambik) *** Kartograph: Johannes Janssonius (1588 - 1664) nach Frans Hogenberg (1535 ¿ 1590) / Georg Braun (1541 ¿ 1622) *** Jahr: 1657 *** Größe des Plattenbereichs: 34 cm x 48 cm *** Technik: Kupferstich *** Zustand (Perfekt/ Sehr gut/ Gut/ Ordentlich/ Mäßig/ Schlecht): In gutem Erhaltungszustand. In wenigen Bereichen sehr leicht gebräunt. Mittelfalte hinterlegt. *** Bemerkungen: Dekorativer und sehr seltener Kupferstich mit Ansichten von vier bedeutenden Hafenstädten in Arabien und Ostafrika. Diese dienten den europäischen Kaufleuten, die Seehandel mit dem fernen Osten betrieben, als unverzichtbare Versorgungshäfen bei der Umfahrung Afrikas. Der Kupferstich erschien zunächst ab dem Jahr 1572 in Braun und Hogenbergs 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Im Jahr 1653 übernahm Johann (Jan) Janssonius eine große Anzahl der Kupferstichplatten und druckte eine kleine Anzahl der hier vorliegenden, etwas überarbeiteten Variante für sein 'Theatrum urbium'. - - - International buyers welcome. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. - - - ----- Auf Wunsch stellen wir Ihnen gerne ein kostenfreies Echtheitszertifikat aus ------ If you wish, we will gladly provide a certificate of authenticity free of charge ---. Seller Inventory # 68843

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Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg

Published by Braun & Hogenberg, Cologne (1572)

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About this Item: Braun & Hogenberg, Cologne, 1572. N/A. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: N/A. Engraving with original hand-color. From Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Sheet size: 15 x 21". Inventory#: p1833pmat. Seller Inventory # 1681

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BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) and Frans HOGENBERG (fl. c. 1540-1590).

Published by Cologne: T. Graminaeus, 1572. (1572)

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About this Item: Cologne: T. Graminaeus, 1572., 1572. Single sheet (16 4/8 x 22 inches; 13 x 19 inches to the neat line). 4 fine engraved views of Aden, Mombasa, Kilwa (or Quiloa) and Sofala (or Cefala), with the title and explanatory text for Aden within a fine mannerist strapwork cartouche, all with EXCEPTIONALLY FINE, DELICATE ORIGINAL HAND COLOUR IN FULL, Latin text on verso (some browning and marginal staining and offsetting, one or two patches of brittle oxidation, five inch marginal tear affecting the image). Four magnificent views of Aden in the Yemen, Mombasa, Kilwa (or Quiloa) and Sofala (or Cefala) on the east coast of Africa, from the Latin edition of George Braun and Frans Hogenberg's landmark "Civitates orbis terrarium", completed in Cologne between 1572 and 1618, and among the most beautiful and important images of Renaissance cities. The engraving of Aden shows the "semicircular shape of the island as easily recognizable; the mountains around the city are topped by fortified strongholds and the city is lent an oriental character by its eye-catching red domes. Boats are being repaired on the shore, and the ships sailing past in the foreground also underline Aden's position as a controlling body in the Gulf. In the 13th century, according to Marco Polo, the city had a population of 80,000. With the shifting of the trade routes in the wake of the Portuguese discoveries, Aden went into an economic decline; in 1548 it was conquered for the Ottoman Empire by Piri Reis, the admiral of the Ottoman fleet" (Taschen page 128). The image of Mombasa is more generic: "while the architecture, with its tall towers and red roofs, is not very African, the palm trees are more typical of the local vegetation. The picture and the description suggest that little was known about Mombasa.The town was reached by the Portugese explorer Vasco da Gama in 1498 and conquered by Portuguese troops under Francisco de Almeida in 1505. Mombasa lies on Mombasa Island off the east coast of Africa and is today Kenya's second-largest city" (Taschen page 128). "Kilwa Kisiwani (Swahili for "the town on the island") lies just 1.5 km off the east coast of Africa and today belongs to Tanzania. In 1505 the town was taken by the Portuguese under the command of Francisco de Almeida, but Portuguese dominion lasted only until 1512. The town remained a major trading port up to the 18th century, but only ruins survive on the site today." (Taschen page 128). Mozambique's Sofala province, "Cefala or Sofala was once an important trading port at the mouth of the Sofala River in Portuguese East Africa. It was taken by the Portuguese in 1505; the occupiers built a fort and used the harbour to convey away the gold that was mined in the area. Tomé Lopez, who sailed to Africa with Vasco da Gama, believed that he had found in Sofala the biblical city of Ophir, from where King Solomon obtained his gold. This legend persisted right up to the 20th century" (Taschen page 128). The "Civitates " was the first extensive series of town views that treated its subject matter in an accurate and meaningful way. Earlier collections of town views were far more limited in scope, and often made no real attempt to render the subject city with any degree of realism being simply a record of the existence of a town. Certainly the striking beauty and accuracy of Braun and Hogenberg's production was entirely unprecedented. Earlier collections contained no more than a handful of views, usually only of the more important cities, while the "Civitates " contained literally hundreds of views, including many of smaller towns for which no earlier views are known. Even for the larger, important cities, the "Civitates " is of the utmost importance to the history of their topography. Seller Inventory # 72edv135

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