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16th century townplan of Flensburg & Itzhoe
16th century townplan of Flensburg & ItzhoeBraun & Hogenberg.
Flensburgum. Itzhoa Florentissimae HolsatiŠ Op.
£450.00
Cologne, 1588-. 345 x 485mm. Coloured. A few wormholes in the wide margin otherwise very good Map-views of Flensburg & Itzhoe, published in the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'.
The towns, both in Schleswig-Holstein, were in Denmark at the time of publication but now are in northern Germany,
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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