Auction 117, Lot 545

"La noble ville de Geneve avec la situation", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Geneva, Switzerland

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 6 inches
35.6 x 15.2 cm

This is a superb woodblock plan showing the city of Geneva perched on the banks of the lake with the bridge linking Geneva Major with Minor Geneva. The plan is adorned with a large coat of arms. It is set in a full sheet of French text.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains at bottom, just barely affecting text.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/6/2006

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