Auction 126, Lot 572

"Egrana della citta gia fogget al Romani Imperat. Hora del Regno di Boemia", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

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. Italian text and a woodblock illustration on verso.

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Condition: B

Some toning and a small spot on centerfold with a binding hole in the blank margin.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/3/2008

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