Civitates orbis terrarum = Cities of the world : 363 engravings revolutionize the view of the world : complete edition of the colour plates of 1572-1617
- Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg ; edited by Stephan Füssel ; based on the copy in the Historisches Museum Frankfurt ; directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen.
- Köln : Taschen, c2008.
Where to find it
Davis Library — Maps Collection Atlases (Lower Level)
- Call Number
- G1028 .B7 2008
- In-Library Use Only
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.
Foreword / by Rem Koolhaas -- Natura sola magistra -The evolution of city iconography in the early modern era / introduction by Stephan Füssel -- Catalogue of the city views / Stephan Füssel and Johannes Althoff -- Bibliography -- Index