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  ASIA 
 India 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early townplans of Calechut, Cannanore, Elmina and Hormuz]
Calechut Celeberrimum Indiæ Emporium; Ormus; Canonor; S.Georgii Oppidum Mina nuncupatum... Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured. 335 x 475mm.
Four views on one plate, showing some of the few non-European townplans published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first atlas of printed townplans. Calicut and Cannanore are on the south-west coast of India; 'St. George Oppidum Mina' is Elmina, the famous slave fort on the Gold Coast of Ghana; and Hormuz guards the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
[Ref: 16864]    £600.00 ($770 • €698 rates)


 Turkey 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [An important 16th century plan of Constantinople]
Byzantium, nunc Constantinopolis. Cologne, c.1574. Coloured. 330 x 485mm. Small hole in top margin expertly repaired.
An early bird's-eye plan of Istanbul, published in the first volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. Originally published in 1572, this example comes from the second state, with the last roundel in the series of portraits of the Turkish sultans filled by Murad III (1574-95).
[Ref: 19552]    £2,600.00 ($3,336 • €3,024 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [A 16th century plan of Norwich]
Nordovicum, Angliae Civitas. Cologne, 1581-. Old colour. 325 x 440mm.
The earliest printed map of Norwich, a 'map-view' with the major buildings, in this case the colleges, shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective. Published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 2.
[Ref: 16817]    £700.00 ($898 • €814 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [A 16th century town plan of Cambridge]
Cantebrigia, opulentissimi Anglie Regni, urbs celeberrimi nominis, ab Academie conditore Cantabro, cognominata... Cologne, 1588-, French edition. Coloured. 325 x 440mm.
The earliest printed map of Cambridge, a 'map-view' with the major buildings, in this case the colleges, shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective. Published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 2.
[Ref: 19650]    £1,250.00 ($1,604 • €1,454 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century prospects of Windsor & Oxford]
Oxonium nobile Anglie oppidum...; Vindesorium celeberrimum Anglie castrum... Cologne, 1598, Latin text edition. Coloured. 365 x 490mm.
A classic prospects of Oxford and Windsor Castle after Hofnagle, published for the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. French text on verso.
[Ref: 17668]    £900.00 ($1,155 • €1,047 rates)


 Scotland 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century plan of Edinburgh]
Edenburg. Edenburgum Scotiae Metropolis. Cologne, 1581-, Latin text. Coloured. 345 x 460mm.
A very fine 'map-view' of Edinburgh with the major buildings shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective. Published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 18139]    £1,400.00 ($1,796 • €1,628 rates)


  EUROPE 
 The Netherlands 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early prospect of Maastricht]
Traiectum as Mosam... Cologne, 1575, Latin text edition. 370 x 495mm.
A prospect of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands drawn by Simon à Bello Monte and published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The title "Traiectum ad Mosam" means "crossing over the Meuse", giving Maastricht its Dutch name. In 1579, five years after publication, the city was sacked by the Spanish under general Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma and was held until 1632.
[Ref: 11684]    £1,000.00 ($1,283 • €1,163 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Maastricht]
Maestricht. Traiectum as Mosam. Cologne, 1581, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 495mm.
A plan of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands, published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The title 'Traiectum ad Mosam' means 'crossing over the Meuse', giving Maastricht its Dutch name. In 1579, two years before publication, the city was sacked and looted by the Spanish under General Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, and was held until 1632.
[Ref: 11686]    £900.00 ($1,155 • €1,047 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Rotterdam]
Roterodamum, Hollandiae in ostio Roteri flu. Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
The second map-view of Rotterdam from the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans, this one a full page plate rather than split with Gouda. KOEMAN: B&H 4.
[Ref: 11689]    £650.00 ($834 • €756 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Rotterdam & Gouda]
Roterodamum Hollandiae Opp.; Gouda... Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
Early map-views of Rotterdam & Gouda, published in the third volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 11688]    £850.00 ($1,091 • €989 rates)


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