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Auction 110, Lot 309

"IL Cuscho Citta Principale Della Provinci el Peru", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Peru

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

15 x 10.5 inches
38.1 x 26.7 cm
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A very early view of the city of Cuzco based on Braun & Hogenberg's depiction of the city. Several figures shown inside the city walls and on the hillside and roads leading into the city. Title in ribbon banner. German text on verso.


Condition: B

Good impression. A few foxing spots in map, small marginal crescent-shaped piece missing, nearly touching neatline. A small puncture in upper title, outside neatline.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/2/2005