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Georg Braun  &  Franz Hogenberg:  Vienna Austria Metropolis . . . (and) Buda, vulgo Ofen, prima & regia Ungaria regni civitas . . .

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Title: Vienna Austria Metropolis . . . (and) Buda, vulgo Ofen, prima & regia Ungaria regni civitas . . .

Map Maker: Georg Braun  &   Franz Hogenberg

Place / Date: Cologne / 1580 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 18.5 x 12 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 41632mp2


Description:

Nice old color example of Braun & Hogenbergs views of Vienna and Budapest, from their Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most famous townbook of the 16th Century.

Shows two fine views of the cities, each with recognizable land marks. 

The top view is of Vienna with coats of arms flanking the cartouche. In the foreground, on a road leading to the city is a horse-drawn carriage and a knight in full armor. The bottom view is of Budapest with several Elizabethan figures in the foreground.


Condition Description: Old Color. Minor soiling and minor repairs on verso.


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