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Augusta Iuxta Figuram Quam Hisce Temporibus Habet Delineata: Braun & Hogenberg 1572

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  • Title: Augusta Iuxta Figuram Quam Hisce Temporibus Habet Delineata
  • Author: Braun & Hogenberg
  • Date: 1572
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good - age toning, light foxing, issued center fold
  • Inches: 19 x 13 [Image]
  • Centimeters: 48.72 x 33.33 [Image]
  • Product ID: 002881

"Augsburg According the the Figure which has been Delineated in Recent Times"

Map of Augsburg, Germany from Civitates Orbis Terrarum (1572-1622), a collective work engraved by Hogenberg and edited by Braun which contained 542 bird's-eye views of cities around the world. Shows the city's fortifications and canals and contains a numbered legend which indicates locations of important sites and buildings. To the lower right appears a cartouche with a description of the city and its inhabitants. The upper left corner contains the crest of the Holy Roman Empire next to the city's coat of arms.