Braun & Hogenberg - Arras

Braun & Hogenberg
The City of Arras

Beautiful birds eye view French city of Arras. (Atrebatum - Latin). There is a latin text on the back about the city.

Arras is the capital of the Pas de Calais province in Northern France. For centuries it was disputed territory between the Dutch and French

Published by George Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590)

From Civitates Orbis Terrarum
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Condition: Lightly browned and spotted. with some soiling particularly at the edges.

Someone has written in in old script on the back -

"Quand les souris mangeront les Chats, les Francais prendrent Arras"

"When the mice eat the cats, the French will take Arras..."


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