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Civitates Orbis Terrarvm Liber Primvs-Sextvs

Collection Data

Hogenberg, Abraham, fl. 1608-1653 (Dedicatee)
Hierat, Anton, active 1597-1627 (Dedicatee)
Braun, Georg, 1540 or 41-1622 (Author)
Hogenberg, Franz, d. 1590? (Engraver)
Novellanus, Simon, fl. 1560-1590 (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1560 - 1590 (Approximate)
Place: Coloniæ Agrippinæ
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1576 (Braun, G. Civitates Orbis Terrarvm Liber Primvs[-Sextvs])
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Content: Dedication of v. 6 signed: Antonius Heirat, & Abrahamus Hoghenberg.
Content: Engraved title-pages.
Content: Illustrations and plates engraved by Franz Hogenberg and Simon Novellanus after Georg Hoefnagel and others.
Content: Most of the plates include figures in contemporary costume.--cf. Brunet, I, 1287.
Content: Titles vary: v. 2, De Praecipvis, Totivs Vniversi Vrbibvs;v. 3-4, Vrbivm Præcipvarvm Totivs Mvndi; v. 5, Vrbivm Praecipvarvm Mvndi Theatrvm Qvintvm. Avctore Georgio Bravnio; v. 6, Theatri Præcipvarvm Totivs Mvndi Vrbivm ...Anno M.DC.XVIII.
Content: Vol. 1 has colophon: Coloniæ Agrippinæ. Apud Petrum á Brachel, [s]umptibus Auctorum. Anno reparatæ [s]alutis humanæ. M.D.XXIII [sic]. Men[s]e Martij.
Ownership: 10055-60.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 v. in 3. illus. (incl. coats of arms, plans), plates. 40.5 cm. (fol.)
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14386658
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ab12cc0-c609-012f-d405-58d385a7bc34
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