Cities of the World
Complete Colour Edition of 1572-1617
illustrated by Franz Hogenberg
Taschen | ISBN 9783822852729
Hardback – 600 pages
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Cities frozen in time: a snapshot of urban life, circa 1600. History's most opulent collection of town maps and illustrations, originally edited by Georg Braun and using mainly Franz Hogenberg's engravings presents town maps, city views, and plans of Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America. There are dozens of unusual details in this book, including two folding maps, as well as selected extracts from the original text and an in-depth commentary. First published in Cologne 1572-1617.