Auction 458 / Lot n° 5

BRAUN, Georg (1541-1622) e Franz HOGENBERG (1535–1590) - Civitates Orbis Terrarum. [Solo primo libro]. Colony: Gofedridum Kempensem, 1588. First book from the renown atlas by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg. Folio (400 x 285mm). Engraved frontispiece, 169 maps on 110 plates (of which 30 with wormholes heavier at inner margin, some tears, browning and other minor wormholes, first leaves cut in half with major loss, general wear). Contemporary calf, blindstamped (worn). The work is sold as seen and not subject to return. For a list of plates please contact the department.

Estimate 1,500 - 2,500€

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