Bolsward Stavoren Harlingen Hindeloopen Netherlands 1580 B & H antique color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Bolzvardia, Stavria, Harlinga, and Hindelopia
(Netherlands- Holland- Low Countries- United Provinces- Braun & Hogenberg- Civitate Orbis Terrarum)
Issued ca. 1580-1600, Germany by Braun & Hogenburg
Fine and uncommon engraved city plans/ map of Bolsward, Stavoren, Harlingen, and Hindeloopen. With early/ original hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved, couple small minor age flws. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/4" H x 20" W.
Printed area measures c. 13 3/4" H x 17 1/8" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 185
[Skelton & Vietor, Mirror of the World]: Braun & Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis Terrarum , II, p. Part 3, "17"