Auction 113, Lot 477

"Tours", Munster/Petri

Subject: France

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 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.


Condition: A

Fresh color with margins slightly trimmed, but still very adequate.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/7/2005