Auction 100, Lot 332

"Tours", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Attractive bird's-eye view of the city surrounded in an elaborate decorative border. From a German edition with text on verso. Additional ribbon-style cartouche, titled "la Ville de Tours" with two coats of arms held up by cherubs.

References:

Condition: B

Faint toning along centerfold. Light damp stains, small hole, and tiny tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2002

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