Hypra Ieperen Ypres Flanders Belgium c.1572 Braun & Hogenberg city plan map
Hypra Ieperen Ypres Flanders Belgium c.1572 Braun & Hogenberg city plan map Hypra Ieperen Ypres Flanders Belgium c.1572 Braun & Hogenberg city plan map Hypra Ieperen Ypres Flanders Belgium c.1572 Braun & Hogenberg city plan map
$ 150.00

Hypra Flandriarum
Civitas Munitissima

(Leper- Iepers- Ypers- Flanders / Belgium)

Issued Cologne, c.1572 by Braun & Hogenberg after Jacob van Deventer.

Beautiful 16th century antique city plans of these two historically significant Dutch cities.

Displays a remarkable level of detail, showing countless individual homes, as well as churches, ramparts, bridges, farms, etc. Natives in local dress seen bottom left.

Decorative strapwork cartouches add to the map's visual appeal.

Minor light toning but overall fine and excellent example of this 16th century map.

Original fold line as issued.

 

Sheet measures c. 21 3/4" x 16 1/4".

Printed area measures c. 12 1/2" x 13 1/2".

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p.185.

Van der Krogt 4, 1862.

Taschen, Braun and Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis, p.148. 

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