Auction 102, Lot 378

"Lutetia Parisiorum urbs, toto orbe cceleberrima noti slimaque caput regni Franciae", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France - Paris

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
15 x 10 inches
38.1 x 25.4 cm

Charming, wood engraved plan of the walled medieval city of Paris representing the capital in about 1530. A cartouche gives seven letters of reference corresponding to the names of buildings. Monogram of the engraver at lower right, HRMD, followed by a horizontal dagger.

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Condition: A

Nice example with centerfold toning, as is common . Minor surface soil.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/5/2003

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