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