Cities of the World
363 Engravings Revolutionize the View of the World : Complete Edition of the Colour Plates of 1572-1617Book - 2008
Cities frozen in time: a snapshot of urban life, circa 1600 History's most opulent collection of town maps and illustrations The complete reprint of all 363 color plates from Braun and Hogenberg's survey of town maps, city views, and plans of Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America, with dozens of unusual details, two folding maps, as well as selected extracts from the original text and an in-depth commentary. First published in Cologne 1572-1617.
Publisher: Köln [etc.] : Taschen, cop. 2008
Characteristics: 501 p. : ill. ; 43 cm
Alternative Title: Civitates orbis terrarum