Auction 117, Lot 558

"Die Statt Wurmbs", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany, Worms

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
16 x 4.6 inches
40.6 x 11.7 cm

Detailed panorama of the city of Worms as viewed from the Rhine River. Important buildings and landmarks are numbered and correspond with a key underneath the view. Festooned with an elaborate ribbon title in the sky with a bat at the center. Woodcut engraving on a sheet of German text with text on verso.

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Condition: C

Some light toning with a small hole in right portion of view. Generally good with some show through of text.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2006

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