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Auction 118, Lot 650

"[Lot of 2] Lucern [and] Lacus Lemanus", Munster/Petri

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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Nice pair of woodcuts depicting regions in Switzerland. First (5.4 x 3.9") shows the city and its bridges with the protective wall in the background. Second (6.2 x 5.9") covers Lake Geneva and the surrounding countryside. Both are on full sheets (8.3 x 13.4") with German text.

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Condition: A

Bit of light uneven toning in margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2007

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