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Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Title: Aden../ Mambaza / Quilao / Cefala.
Published in: Cologne, 1580
Size: 13.1 x 18.5 inches.
33.4 x 47.0 cm.

Condition: In good condition.
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Three views on one page. In top panoramic view of Aden. In lower part views of Mombassa, Quiloa and Cefala (or Sofala) near the mouth of the Cuama River in southeast Africa.
Giving a vivid impression of their forts, castles, boats and habitable quarters. These ports and harbors of the east coast of Africa became well known and were occupied by the Portuguese travelers and invaders, therefore one of the view non-European views in the greatest publication in this genre!.
The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/maps published in six parts between 1572 and 1617. Most of these engravings were made by Simon Novellanus and Frans Hogenberg, many after drawings by Joris Hoefnagel.
Reference: Norwich's Maps of Africa, 332

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