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Georg Braun  &  Franz Hogenberg:  Slusa, Teutonicae Flandriae Opp. Admodum Elegans

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Title: Slusa, Teutonicae Flandriae Opp. Admodum Elegans

Map Maker: Georg Braun  &   Franz Hogenberg

Place / Date: Cologne / 1582

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19 x 12.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $475.00

Inventory ID: 51167mp2


Description:

Fine early plan of Sluis, in Zeeland, published by Braun & Hogenberg.

The town received city rights in 1290. In 1340, the Battle of Sluis was fought nearby at sea.

In 1587, during the Eighty Years' War, the town was captured by Spanish troops under the Duke of Parma and was retaken in 1604 by a Dutch and English force under Maurice of Nassau.


Condition Description: Old color. Minor restoration and old creasing. Recently flattened.


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