Decorative, old coloured view of Emden from a German edition of the town book "Civitates orbis terrarum" by Braun and Hogenberg in 1575. With two coat of arms, a group of figures in the right foreground and many ships on the Dollard. The title centred on top in a beautiful scrollwork cartouche. Backside German text.
Excellent conditions in beautiful old colours.
Georg Braun, born 1542 and Frans Hogenberg, born around 1536, German publishers and engravers, have issued the famous six volume town book Civitates Orbis Terrarum between 1572 and 1618. The volumes originally published in Latin, follow by German and French translations. The plates passed to Jan Janssonius who reissued the town books in 1657 while removing the costume figures on the plates. Braun died in 1622, Hogenberg in 1588.
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