Auction 122, Lot 516

"Die Statt Strassburg", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France, Strassbourg

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

A panoramic view of the town features the fortifications and several remarkable buildings. Heraldic shields and ribbon title lie in the sky. Extensive key to locations below. German text and title on verso with an engraving of two men being burned at the stake.

References:

Condition: B+

A few spots of foxing. The upper and lower margins have small binding holes, and there is a repair on the edge of the lower margin.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/5/2007

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