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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1580Braun & HogenbergCologneXerxes de la Frontera$375 Picture

A copper plate engraving with hand colored wash.

Size: 8 inches X 22 inches

Map Type: City

This is a superior copy, with vivid colors and strong engraved lines.

This illustration is of the sherry production area at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain. Illustrated are two mounted horsemen with lances and shields and a couple dressed in contemporary costumes.

Taken from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first complete set of birds eye "town views" assembled into a 6 volume atlas.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 185, Braun, Georg, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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