LA VILLE ET CHASTEAU DE MILAN

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Very rare Belleforest plan of Milan. Geography taken from the Braun & Hogenberg.

Woodblock plan of Milan . Extremely well engraved. Castle at top under title MEDIOLANUM. All fortifications marked with fields outside. Description of city in text box. City emblems.

Larger than normal and folded into book.

Uncoloured as issued. Tiny reinforcement at back on centrefold invisible.

This sought after extremely rare plan of Milan is in excellent condition.

Publication Belleforest La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le Monde. Paris, Nicolas Chesneau - Michel Sonnius, 1575. (= French edition of Münster's Cosmographia).

Only other example I can, find is in The Biblioteque National de France

Ref : https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b530425092/f1.item

Map much better than images onn website

785 RESERVED

code : M4355

Cartographer : ANON

Date : 1575 Paris

Size : 32*47 cms

availability : Sold

Price : Sold

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