Auction 105, Lot 271

"Il Cuscho Citta Principale della Provinciae el Peru", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Peru

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 10.9 inches
37.3 x 27.7 cm

A very early view of the city of Cuzco based on Braun & Hogenberg's depiction of the city. Several figures depicted both inside the city walls and on the hillside and roads leading into the city. Title in ribbon banner. Fine crisp impression of this scarce early view. German text on verso.


Condition: B

Very nice impression with modern coloring. Several worm holes, all filled on verso but visible when held to light.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/3/2003