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Auction 118, Lot 685

"Praga - 1574", Munster/Petri

Subject: Czech Republic, Prague

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 4.9 inches
15.2 x 12.4 cm

This is an attractive woodcut view of the city of Prague as it was in 1574. The map shows the verdant hillsides surrounding the city. Printed on a full sheet (8.3 x 13.4") of German text with decorative initials and a coat-of-arms below. On verso two small woodcut illustrations depict a medieval battle and an execution by burning at the stake.

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Condition: A

Stained margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2007

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