Auction 121, Lot 522

"Leon", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France, Lyon

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

A decorative woodcut bird's-eye view of the city of Lyon. The view is surrounded in an elaborate gothic-style border and decorated with a coat of arms held aloft by angels. A numbered key notes 15 places of interest., German text on verso.


Condition: B

A bit of toning with a tiny binding hole on the centerfold. Still an attractive example that presents well.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/26/2007