Lutzenburgum Ducatus eiusdem nominis vetus et primaria urbs

Striking detailed map of Luxembourg.

Hand-colored copper engraving with a map of the city of Luxembourg. Decorated with the arms of Luxembourg and the King of Spain. Published in 1609 (Amsterdam) by Nicolas.

Created by Ludovicus Guicciardini, based on the map by Braun and Hogenberg, and first published in 1581.

Near invisible repair at top

Otherwise in v good condition

Published in: L. Guicciardini, "Beschryvinghe van alle de Neder-landen anderssins ghenoemt Neder-Duytslandt".

code : M5334

Cartographer : GUICCIARDINI Lodovico

Date : 1612 Amsterdam

Size : 23*31 cms sheet 28*38 cms

availability : Available

Price : £95

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Lodovico Guicciardini (Florence, 19 August 1521-Antwerp, 22 March 1589) was an Italian writer and merchant who lived primarily in Antwerp. His best-known work, the Descrittione di Lodovico Guicciardini patritio fiorentino di tutti i Paesi Bassi altrimenti detti Germania inferiore (1567)-published in English in 1597 as The Description of the Low Countries-was an influential account of the history and the arts of the Low Countries.