Amstelredamum, Nobile Inferioris Germaniae Oppidum...

Braun & Hogenberg
Coloured town view of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Printed in Cologne by Heinrich von Ach in 1574.

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Decorative coloured view of Amsterdam from the German edition of the town book Civitates orbis terrarum by Braun and Hogenberg, printed in 1574. Top left a coat of arms, to the top right the title cartouche, below left a key. German text on verso. First state without the privilege.


CartographerBraun & Hogenberg
TitleAmstelredamum, Nobile Inferioris Germaniae Oppidum...
Publisher, YearHeinrich von Ach, Cologne, 1574
Plate Size34.0 x 48.3 cm (13.4 x 19.0 inches)
Sheet Size41.5 x 53.0 cm (16.3 x 20.9 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 107.1


Very good condition.


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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Coloured town view of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Printed in Cologne by Heinrich von Ach in 1574.

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