Auction 101, Lot 333

"Die Statt S. Quintin [Warhaffte abcontrafactur der namhafften Statt S. Quintin sampt aller Lagerstatt und umbligenden]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.9 x 8.9 inches
40.4 x 22.6 cm

Plan view of the battle of St. Quintin in which the Spanish forces defeated the French in 1557. The medieval walled city is shown besieged by the overwhelming Spanish army with encampments filling the countryside. German text and a small (uncolored) illustration of another battle on verso.

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Condition: B

Minor toning and a few tiny spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002

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