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A scarce 16th century woodcut prospect of Aden

BELLEFOREST, François de.

Adem Cite Chef du Royaume.
Paris: Michel Sonnius & Nicolas Chesneau, 1575. Woodcut, coloured. Printed area 155 x 365mm, set in text.

A woodcut prospect of Aden from the sea, copied from Braun & Hogenberg for the 'Cosmographie Universelle'. This contained the text of Munster's 'Cosmography', translated into French by Belleforest, and maps copied from Ortelius and Braun & Hogenberg as well as Munster.


Stock ID : 20831

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Stock Id :20831

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A scarce 16th century woodcut prospect of Aden

BELLEFOREST, François de.

Adem Cite Chef du Royaume.
Paris: Michel Sonnius & Nicolas Chesneau, 1575. Woodcut, coloured. Printed area 155 x 365mm, set in text.

A woodcut prospect of Aden from the sea, copied from Braun & Hogenberg for the 'Cosmographie Universelle'. This contained the text of Munster's 'Cosmography', translated into French by Belleforest, and maps copied from Ortelius and Braun & Hogenberg as well as Munster.


Stock ID : 20831

£400

£400

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