"Die Statt Paris…", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: France, Pairs
Period: 1580 (circa)
Publication: Cosmographia Universalis
Color: Black & White
13 x 10.5 inches
33 x 26.7 cm
Great woodblock plan of Paris as a walled, medieval city from a bird's eye perspective, surrounded by fields and forests with windmills and estates. The plan is adorned with coats-of-arms and is surrounded by a striking border with gothic figures. German text on verso.
Centerfold repair at bottom, with paper restoration and a bit of facsimile of the border. Some stains in map.