Item 1668 - Two maps of Franicker and Leeuwarden, printed on one sheet

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/1668


Two maps of Franicker and Leeuwarden, printed on one sheet


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2 maps printed on 1 sheet: black and white; engraving; 48.5 x 30.5 cm on 52.2 x 35 cm sheet on 65.4 x 48.4 cm backing

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(c. 1540-1622)

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(c. 1540 - c. 1590)

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  • 'Leevwaerden.'; 'Lewardum, Occidentalis Frisiae Opp: 1580.'; four figures (two male and two female) in lower margin
  • 'Franicker'; 'Franicher, Nobiliu hominum, in Frisia Occidentali, ut plurimum Saedes'; anon. [Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg]

Probably from Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg, 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' (Cologne, 1581 and later), part III, pl. 36 (Koeman, C., ‘Atlantes Neerlandici. Bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial Atlases and Pilot Books published in the Netherlands up to 1880’ (Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1969-71), 2, p. 19, B&H 3, pl. 36).

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  • Latin

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