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A majestic bird's-eye view of Loja (Loxa) a 1100 year old city nestled between rolling hills of Southern Spain. The Alcazaba Moorish fortress and churches are prominently rendered.   In the foreground the artist Georg Hoefnagle (working for Braun & Hogenberg) and his traveling companion are identified on the view and shown being on the road to the city.  Latin text on verso.

1572 Braun & Hogenberg Bird's Eye View of Loja, Spain

SKU: 2485b
  • Title


  • Map Maker Specifics

    Braun & Hogenberg, 1572, Koln

  • Size

    14 x 19.2 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very Good - Excellent. Nice strike and good coloring.  Slight toning, mostly near the edges.  A few soil spots.  Issued centerfold.

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