Old coloured city view of Szczecin (German: Stettin) from a Latin edition of the town book Civitates orbis terrarum by Braun and Hogenberg in 1588. With many ships on the River Odra (Oder). First state. Latin text on verso.
Some overall browning, a tear in lower right corner in the white margin. Wide margins. Very goodconditions with 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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Braun & Hogenberg: Alten Stettin.
Old coloured town view of Szczecin, Stettin. Printed in Cologne by Gottfried von Kempen in 1588.
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