Auction 111, Lot 460

"Zurich", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Zurich, Switzerland

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.8 x 4.8 inches
17.3 x 12.2 cm

Woodblock city view of Zurich on a full sheet of German text. The bird's-eye view shows the fortified city in remarkable detail with many individual buildings noted. Coat of Arms on verso. Does not contain the 25 building key found on the larger issue.

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Condition: A

Impression is a little weak in areas, else very good. Some marginal soil.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/8/2005

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