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Early townplans of Calechut, Cannanore, Elmina and Hormuz

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

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 town plans published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first atlas of printed town plans. 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.


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Stock Id :16864

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Early townplans of Calechut, Cannanore, Elmina and Hormuz

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

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 town plans published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first atlas of printed town plans. 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.


Stock ID : 16864

£600

£600