Auction 353 Topographical Prints & Drawings

LOW COUNTRIES -- LEIDEN -- "LEYDA, BATAVORUM LUGDUNUM, vulgo Leyden, Anno 1574". (Cologne, Braun & Hogenberg, between 1572 and 1618). Engr. bird's eye view on the city from the South, cold. by hand. 345 x 478 mm. Latin text on v° "Leida, (etc.)". (A few tiny marg. tears, slightly browned).

Map of Leiden in bird's eye perspective depicting the city and all its surrounding villages from the south on October 3rd 1574. White marks on the map represent the flooding that was going on and Spanish soldiers can be seen fleeing for the protestant troops. - Overvoorde, 35; cf. Groenveld p. 38 ff: Hans Liefrinck en zijn kaarten v. Leiden, 1574, 1576, 1580.

€ 180

result € 180

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