"Namen der Gruben im Furtelbach…", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: France - Mining
Period: 1567 (published)
Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung aller Lander...
Color: Hand Color
6 x 8.5 inches
15.2 x 21.6 cm
Fascinating and early woodblock view names the mines in Furtelbach, Germany, arrayed along a river valley. The view shows simplified topography with villages, castles and even a gallows noted. German text and a small view of men breaking rocks on the verso.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #157-53.
Sharp impression printed on sound paper with a few marginal spots, not affecting the view.