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Auction 102, Lot 372

"[Amsterdam]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

7 x 6 inches
17.8 x 15.2 cm
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A delightful birds-eye view of Amsterdam. Remarkably detailed, with hundreds of individual buildings and houses rendered. Dozens of tall ships ply the harbor and the Amstel river which bisects the city. A coat of arms decorates the plan. On a full sheet of German text.


Condition: A

Scattered foxing in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/5/2003