Nr. 1011: Dantzigk
“Dantzigk”. General view, taken from the Hagelsberg over the river Mottlau. In the lower left corner an explanatory cartouche with Latin text starting “Gedanum, Krantio, in sua Wandalia Gdanum..“. Etching with full original colour from the 2nd vol. of the “Civitates Orbis Terrarum”, published by Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg, Cologne 1575. Verso French text in one column. (PM) 33 x 49 cm.
Dantiscum Emporium G 95. A copy from the only French edition of Vol. II! - Strong and firm impression with superb original colour, carefully applied. Ample white margins all around. An excellent copy!