Braun/Hogenberg: Cities of the World
by Stephan Füssel, Rem Koolhaas
Editor: Taschen GmbH
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Talking about the city: A landmark in urban mapping More than four centuries, from its first publication, the discovery of one of the jewels of urban, cartography and civic education.This quality of reprinting includes the most beautiful color plates of the Civitates orbis terrarum, a magnificent collection of city plans of engravings, made between 1572 and 1617.Featuring bird of sight flight maps, and maps for all major cities in Europe, in addition to major urban centres in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this masterpiece in urban cartography gives us a global view of city life at the turn of the 17th century.It was edited and annotated by the theologian and publisher Georg Braun and largely engraved by Franz Hogenberg, but also involved more than a hundred artists and cartographers who contributed not only to the city’s views, but additional items such as figures in the dress’s rooms, courtroom scenes, and topographical details, to help convey the commercial situation of power and power.TASCHEN is reprinted contextualizes the plates with selected excerpts from Braun’s original texts on the history and meaning of each urban center as well as detailed comments to place each map of the city in its cartographic and cultural context.About the Series: Bibliotheca Universalis — Cultural Compact – Companions of the TASCHEN eclectic celebration of the universe at an unbeatable, democratic priceSince we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with open-minded accessibility, open-minded publishing, open-mindedness and open-mindedness.Bibliotheca Universalis gathers nearly 100 of our favorite titles in a nice new format so that you can organize your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm of pleasure; never bore, always excite
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