Auction 125, Lot 537

"Tours", Munster/Petri

Subject: France, Tours

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Attractive bird's-eye view of the city surrounded in an elaborate decorative border. Additional ribbon-style cartouche, titled "la Ville de Tours" with two coats of arms fill the sky above the city. From a German edition with text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Some toning and stains, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008

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