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Antique Map-MAASTRICHT-LIMBURG-NETHERLANDS-PLAN-Guicciardini-1613
- Antique map, titled: 'Plan of Maastricht in the province of Limburg, The Netherlands, Holland', it shows a plan of Maastricht in the province of Limburg, The Netherlands, Holland. With coats of arms and a bishopric arms, as well as two figures. Rarely found without middle fold (plano) as here. Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: This print originates from the 1629 latin ed. of Herman Hugo's 'Obsidis Bredana, sub Ambrosio Spinola', first published in Antwerp in 1626. English ed. in 1627. This is an eye-witness account of the ten-month siege of the fortress of Breda in 1625 by Spanish forces led by Spinola.Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Herman Hugo (1588-1629). He was a Jesuit priest, writer and military chaplain. His is best known for his spiritual emblem book 'Pia Desideria'. Artist and engraver for this work unknown, to be determined. Published by Balthasar Moretus at the Plantin Press. Condition: Very good, given age. Bottom right corner thumbed, a manuscript annotation in the top right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: E3-10 The overall size is ca. 13.6 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 11.8 x 9.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 34.5 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 30 x 23.5 cm.
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