Antique woodcut town view of Geneve, Geneva. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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Description

Nice rare woodcut view of Geneva / Genève at the Lac Léman (Switzerland) on a full text sheet. 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
TitleGeneua
Publisher, YearW. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608
Plate Size7.1 x 9.4 cm (2.8 x 3.7 inches)
Sheet Size19.0 x 15.0 cm (7.5 x 5.9 inches)

Condition

Minor age toning, fine condition.

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 Geneve, Geneva. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

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