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A 16th century plan of Caiazzo
A 16th century plan of CaiazzoBraun & Hogenberg.
Calatia vulgo Caiazo, perantiquum Campanić Fślicis oppidum.
£325.00
Cologne, 1598. 375 x 475mm. Coloured. An early map of Caiazzo, Campania, at the time part of the Kingdom of Naples.
From the fifth volume of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'.
The 'Civitatis Orbis Terrarum' was the first methodical series of town plans, issued in six volumes between 1572 & 1617. The plans were collected from different sources, resulting in a wide range of artistic styles, and were engraved by Franz Hogenberg, with a text edited by Georg Braun. Designed as a sister publication to the Ortelius atlas, the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', it included many of the earliest extant plans of many places, including London.
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