GEORG BRAUN & FRANS HOGENBERG, Edenburgum (Edinburgh), 1572 or later.

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GEORG BRAUN & FRANS HOGENBERG
Edenburgum Scotiae Metropolis
Cologne: Frans Hogenberg, 1572 or later
Copperplate engraving with original hand-color
Paper size: 15 3/4" x 20 1/2"

Finely colored example of the earliest obtainable views of Edinburgh, published by Braun & Hogenberg.

Includes Edinburgh's major 16th Century buildings shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective.

Published for the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the most prolific series of printed town plans from the 16th Century.