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Georg Braun  &  Frans Hogenberg:  Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypt Maxima Urbs

City Plans & Views of African Cities


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Title: Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypt Maxima Urbs

Map Maker: Georg Braun  &   Frans Hogenberg

Place / Date: Cologne / 1572 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19 x 13 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 48390


Description:

Fine old color example of this important early view of Cairo from a hillside opposite the Nile, from Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important town book of the 16th Century.

Elaborate detail, including fortified walls, buildings, publish places, etc. A number of horsemen and other costumed figures in the foreground.


Condition Description: Old color.


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Maps of Egypt
City Plans & Views of African Cities