22.12 - Tiena, Brabantiae ...... (Belgium), ca 1580, by Braun & Hogenberg, Cologne
A bird-eye view of the city of Tienen from the Civitates Orbis Terrarum [Cities of the World] first published in 1572 with six volumes until 1618. Some 531 towns and cities were depicted on 363 plates. Braun, Hogenberg and others incorporated an amazing amount of information into each scene that included buildings and the dress in figures that embellished many of the views and maps. The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with a split noted at the center fold bottom, not affecting the image. It measures approximately (16.1″ x 13.0″ – 40.7 x 33.1 cm).