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Auction 114, Lot 437

"[Zurich]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Zurich, Switzerland

Period: 1560 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.8 x 4.8 inches
17.3 x 12.2 cm
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Great woodblock birds-eye view of the walled and fortified city of Zurich. Remarkably detailed, with scores of individual buildings and houses rendered. On a full sheet (8 x 12") with Latin text below map and filling the verso. An early image of Zurich.


Condition: A

Map is very good, surrounding sheet with a few foxing spots and some soiling in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/1/2006