Antique woodcut town view of Ghent / Gent. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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Description

Rare woodcut view of Ghent (Gent), East Flanders. From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by Adrianus Romanus printed 1608 in Frankfurt. First printed 1595 with the same woodcuts by Abraham Saur published by N. Basse.

Details

CartographerAbraham Saur
Title[Gendauum]
Publisher, YearW. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608
Plate Size7.0 x 9.4 cm (2.8 x 3.7 inches)
Sheet Size19.0 x 15.0 cm (7.5 x 5.9 inches)
ReferenceBachmann 14. Fauser I, LXIV

Condition

Minor overall browning, two small brown spots, fine conditions.

Cartographer

Abraham Saur, a German lawyer and historian, born 1545 in Frankenberg. He was author of several legal book, but also of the city book Theatrum Urbium. He died in 1593.

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Antique woodcut town view of Ghent / Gent. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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