The City Maps of Europe

The City Maps of Europe

16th Century Town Plans From Braun & Hogenberg

Book - 1992
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This volume beautifully reproduces a selection of plates from one of the finest extant sets of one of the most remarkable atlases ever produced, Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum or "Cities of the World," first published in six volumes between 1572 and 1617. Goss's knowledgeable narrative is full of interesting information about the maps and the history of the cities. 11.25x15.25". Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Chicago : Rand McNally, 1992
ISBN: 9780528835247
Branch Call Number: 912.4 BRAUN
Characteristics: 1 atlas (127 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 39 cm
Notes: Maps are facsimiles from the author's Civitates orbis terrarum
Published in Great Britain as: Braun & Hogenberg's city maps of Europe, a selection of 16th century town plans & views


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