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Lewardum Occidentalis Frisiae. town plan Leeuwarden Guicciardini 1581

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Title: Lewardum Occidentalis Frisiae Opp 1581.

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Lewardum Occidentalis Frisiae. old town plan Leeuwarden Guicciardini 1581

Title: Lewardum Occidentalis Frisiae Opp 1581.

Description: Leeuwarden Old engraved 16th century town plan with the Oldenhove Church at left.

Copperplate engraved map with hand coloring.

Cartographer: Lodovico Guicciardini (1521 - 1589) was a writer and Italian mapmaker / publisher, who spent most of His Life In Antwerp.

Guicciardini's most famous work is the "Descrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi," which was first published in 1567. The book is a detailed account of the history, geography, and culture of the Low Countries, and includes maps and illustrations drawn by Guicciardini himself. The book was immensely popular and was translated into several languages, including Dutch, French, German, and English.

Original Antique Copper Plate Engraving, Hand Colored.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.
A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Size:
Leaf app.: 39 x 31 cm. 15.5 x 12.25 inches.
Map app.: 31.5 x 23.5 cm. 12.5 x 9.25 inches.
Condition: View overall very good, two pinpricks at lower border, Latin text at verso.