Auction 121, Lot 667

"Parma", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Parma, Italy

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

A lovely view of Parma as a walled medieval city under siege, with cannons blasting and troops surrounding the countryside. The smaller towns of Cremona and Piacenza are also noted. It is surrounded by a striking border with Gothic figures. German text on verso with an illustration of a tree with two bodies hanging from it.

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Condition: A

There is a little toning, mostly in the margins. The top margin has a mildew stain, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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