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BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) and Frans HOGENBERG (1535-1590). [Civitates Orbis Terrarum.] Parts 5 Urbium praecipuarum mundi theatrum quintum and 6 Theatri praecipuarum totius mundi urbium liber sextus (only). Cologne: Godfried von Kempen, n.d. [1588] and 1618.

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BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) and Frans HOGENBERG (1535-1590). [Civitates Orbis Terrarum.] Parts 5 Urbium praecipuarum mundi theatrum quintum and 6 Theatri praecipuarum totius mundi urbium liber sextus (only). Cologne: Godfried von Kempen, n.d. [1588] and 1618.

Volumes V and VI (of 6) only, 2o (418 x 310 mm). 2 engraved titles and 129 engraved double-page town views and plans by Frans Hogenberg and Simon Novellanus after Josef Hoefnagel and others (all guards renewed, some browing, some plates with minor chipping to edges). Modern leather (dried).

FIRST EDITION of volumes V and VI of the first comprehensive atlas of town plans. Koeman II, B&H 5-6.
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