Auction 122, Lot 643

"Der Statt Meyland gestalt…", Munster/Petri

Subject: Milan, Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 5 inches
15.2 x 12.7 cm

An nice woodblock view of Milan, showing it as a fortified city enclosed in a medieval moat. The city encircles the famous 15th century Sforza Castle. On a sheet of German text (8 x 13") with text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Some faint marginal foxing, not affecting the view or the text.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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