Auction 108, Lot 369

"Tours", Munster/Petri

Subject: France

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 11 inches
33.5 x 27.9 cm

Attractive bird's-eye view of the city surrounded in an elaborate decorative border. Additional ribbon-style cartouche, titled "la Ville de Tours" with two coats of arms held up by cherubs. From a German edition with text on verso.

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Condition: B

Crisp impression and pleasant later coloring. Stains and tears in blank margins. Two minor wormholes in decorative border.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004

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