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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 265

    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].

    11 engraved plans and 3 scenes, hand-colored, varying sizes. Text in French on verso. (Palatii Senatorii apud Venetos Conflagratio torn with loss in two corners).

    Including plans of: Arnheimium, Aueniae, Cabillinium, Chasteaudunum, Gelria, Iena, Landeskron, Landrecium, Matiscona, Ruremunda Gelriae, Venlonum. Scenes: Patatii Senatorii apud Venetos Conflagratio, Virgil's Aeneid, Lacus Agnia.

    [With:]

    BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772). Group of five engraved maps: Coste de Guinée, 1746; L'Hindoustan, 1752; Iles Philippines, 1752 (hand-colored); L'Isthme de Panama et des Provinces de Veragua Terre Ferme et Darien, 1754.

    [With:]

    Three engraved maps: La Riviere de Gambra ou Gambie. Par le Cap© Jean leach, 1732; Plan de la Baye et de la Ville de Rio Janeiro, [ca. 1750]; Ile D Ormus ou de Jerun, [ca. 1750].
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