Nitidissimae civitatis mechlineensis, in meditvillio Brabantiae sitae, exactis delineatio. Large map of Mechelen
Köln: G. von Kempen, 1572. Single sheet. Attractive overhead city view / map (copper engraving) of the city of Mechelen (Machelen) removed from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" Volume One. With the Royal coat of arms and the arms of Mechelen, as well as a title cartouche. Nice contemporary hand colouring. Image area is 33.5cm x 46cm. Sheet is 40cm x 54cm. Two sheets attached to verso. To the rear of one sheet is a page of text (with a historiated initial) about Mechelen. This is somewhat darkened and foxed. Slightly dusty but very presentable copy, with bright colouring. Shows the tower and other significant landmarks. Countryside around and figures standing to the foreground.