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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 264

    BRAUN, Georg ( 1541-1622) and Franz HOGENBERG (1536-1590). [Civitates orbis terrarium. Cologne: 1572]-1617.

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    BRAUN, Georg ( 1541-1622) and Franz HOGENBERG (1536-1590). [Civitates orbis terrarium. Cologne: 1572]-1617.

    23 leaves engraved maps and plans only, hand-colored, 325 x 470 average platemark, average (420 x 550 mm). Text in French on verso. (Some browning, a few pale stains, marginal tears occasionally affecting the images, small holes in Barcelone, abrasions to Einenstad.) Provenance: annotated in the margins in Nasta'liq script.

    Including, from various copies, and listed by Gazetteer number:
    6: Barcelone, Astir, ou Ecija; 8: Bar-le-Duc; 9: Archona; 14: Ourtraict du Beav; 16: Zutphen; 22: Eisenstad, Manersdorf; 23: Nuys; 24: Cocheeim et de Munster; 25: Bercastel, Manderscheid; 27: Martpourg, Cassel; 30: Itzeho, Flensbourg; 30: Eynchuyse; 35: Krempe, Renspurg; 38: Heide, Meldorpe; 38: Mayence, Wirtzburch, Sion; 40: Werden, Essend; 40: Estade; 48: Halle Ville de Saxe; 49: Verona; 50: Sendomiria, Bietza; 56: Palerme; 57: Tingis, Septa, Tzaffin, Arzilla, Sala; 59: Vallee Dinspruck... (35)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN