Auction 116, Lot 567

"Franckenlandt am Mayn beschriben nach aller gelegenheit in Stetten Bergen Wassern Waelden und anstossenden Laendern", Munster/Petri

Subject: Germany

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 12.2 inches
36.3 x 31 cm

Beautiful woodblock map covering the historic region of Franconia, one of the five stem duchies of medieval Germany. The map is centered on the Main River, with north at the bottom. It includes the cities of Nurnburg, Bamberg, Coburg and Wurzburg. The title is in the upper margin. German text and illustration on verso.

References: Laor #525.

Condition: B

Faint toning along fold.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/20/2006

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