Impressive facsimile in 1996 of the work Theatrum illustriores Hispaniae Urbes (Theatre of the most famous cities in Spain and Portugal), a volume that was part of the Orbis Civitates Terrarum, XVI century collection, which was published only in the part devoted to Spain and some of Portugal.
Limited edition of 980 numbered copies. Drawings by Georg Hoefnagel (miniature painter of Emperor Rudolph II) between 1563 and 1567 and recorded by Frans Hogenberg and edited in different volumes of “Orbis Civitates Terrarum” between 1572 and 1597, later collected in 1657 by Johannes Janssonius in one volume whose copy is reproduced in this edition.
Facsimile of the original work preserved in the National Library of Spain, containing over 40 engravings of Spanish and Portuguese cities in full color. Bound in full skin and nerves, format 30 x 45 cm, 148 pages especially heavy paper. Corresponding to a low copy number of the first hundred. In perfect state.
Study book bound in hardback format 21.2 x 29.7 cm, 128 pages. In perfect state. It contains a study of the work done by Elena Santiago Paez and translation of the original Latin text into Spanish by Mauricio Wacquez.
Both books are included in a box in fabric case, format 31.5 x 47.2 in good condition, but has effects of time, but of no great importance. Total weight: 4,682 grams.
This work is sold in some bookstores and websites in 4,200 euros and sets 1563 as the date of creation, being actually the edited copy is played in 1657 and contains all the maps and texts of the Spanish and Portuguese cities Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Long out of print, it revalued and very hard to find.
One copy for every good collector of maps, maps, travel and beautiful ancient customs.
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