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Braun and Hogenberg's Cities of the World: Complete Edition of the Colour Plates of 1572-1617

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Koln: Taschen, (2008). Folio, 30 x 42.5 cm, 501pp. Bound in tan cloth stamped in blind; with ribbon marker. Color illustrations throughout, including two large fold-out maps. Lower corners lightly bumped; text block and dust jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn. Very Good/Very Good. SW/djm
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Cities frozen in time: a snapshot of urban life, circa 1600 History's most opulent collection of town maps and illustrations The complete reprint of all 363 color plates from Braun and Hogenberg's survey of town maps, city views, and plans of Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America, with dozens of unusual details, two folding maps, as well as selected extracts from the original text and an in-depth commentary. First published in Cologne 1572-1617.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783822852729
Subtitle:
Complete Edition of the Colour Plates of 1572-1617
Author:
Braun, Georg
Editor:
Lamers-Schuetze, Petra
Contribution by:
Koolhaas, Rem
Contribution:
Koolhaas, Rem
Author:
Fussel, Stephan
Author:
Koolhaas, Rem
Publisher:
Taschen
Subject:
Atlases - Historical
Subject:
History - Baroque & Rococo
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Atlases
Subject:
Travel-Atlases
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20081201
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
12.5 x 19 x 3 in 14.93 lb

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