Nr. 689: Cantebrigia..urbs celeberrimi nominis

Bird’s eye view in original colour

“Cantebrigia, opulentissimi Angliae Regni urbs celeberrimi nominis”. General view in bird’s eye perspective with keys 1 – 19 in the upper right corner. Etching in original colour by Joan Jansson, published in “Illustriorum..urbium septentrionalium Europae tabulae..”, Amsterdam ca. 1657. (PM) 33,3 x 45 cm.

Verso on each page Latin text in 2 columns. – Wide margins, full contemporary colour. The brown wash a bit darkened by oxydation, slight toning of paper. All in all an excellent copy of a rare view.
€ 750

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