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Lisbon

Unknown Old plan of Lisbon "Vieux Plan de Lisbonne." France Unknown c1700
Copper engraved view of Lisbon, Black & white as published.
The view shows the city from the sea with many boats and ships in the foreground. Title on banner to sky.
Descriptive text below image. Dark impression; remargined at sides; multiple folds as the view seems to have come fom a small octavo book; tiny holes to image at joints of folds.

Georg Christian Kilian (1709 - 1781)
Was part of a large family of engravers working in Germany. he would take over the publishing house of Gabriel Bodenehr in 1758


Bodenehr
Family of engravers and publishers of Augsburg. the foreground pointing at the city Georg Bodenehr (1631 - 1704). Published atlases and geographical books. His son Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 - 1758) took over the plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 - 1716), revised and issued them together with many other own views and maps in his books and atlases.

"Europe Pracht und Macht"a series of engravings depicting city views, plans, fortresses and castles in Europe. Many plates often are showing fortifications in Hungary and Southeast Europe, Spain, Belgium, Austria and Germany.
223 by 357mm (8¾ by 14 inches).   ref: 2035  €500

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