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Marienberg Misniae civitas
Braun Hogenberg 1617 - "Marienberg Misniae civitas". Orig. copper-engraving after J. Hoefnagel from the 6th part of Latin ed. of Braun and Hogenberg's "Civitates Orbis Terrarum". Published 1617/18. With title at the top, ornamental title-cartouche with explanatory notes (A.-E.) and several figures in the foreground. 33:45 cm (13 x 17 3/4 inch.). Koeman IV, map 2624, ed. 41:1-3 (1617/18 B&H 6). - A birds-eye-view of Marienberg, a town in Germany in the southern part of Saxony. - 2 small old brownish spots at the bottom and old folding on the right. - Fine, dark impression. - This view of Marienberg is from the sixth and last volume of Civitates Orbis Terrarum, published in a much smaller edition than previous volumes, and it is therefore rarer than most of Braun & Hogenberg city views.
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