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Fine Early View of the Port of Ancona
BRAUN, G. & HOGENBERG, F. [Cologne, 1572]
13 ¼ x 19 inches
Superb hand color; one marginal mend away from image, else fine condition.
Fine first issue of one of this very attractive, early view of Ancona, one of the principal Italian ports on the Adriatic sea. The city’s distinctive harbor is shown teeming with ships. 45 of the well-fortified city’s towers