Auction 123, Lot 574

"[Die Statt Eger]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey das ist Beschreibung

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

Double-page woodcut view of the Bohemian city of Eger, present-day Cheb. The view shows the city on the banks of the Ohre River, surrounded by protective walls, and dominated by the twin spires of the gothic church of St. Nicolas. Above the view is the coat of arms of Eger. Title on verso with German text.

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Condition: B+

Couple of printer's creases in view and some offsetting and a small hole in upper margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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