Auction 126, Lot 574

"Praga - 1574", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Czech Republic, Prague

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 4.9 inches
15.2 x 12.4 cm

This is an attractive woodcut view of the city of Prague as it was in 1574. The map shows the verdant hillsides surrounding the city. Printed on a full sheet (8 x 13.4") of German text. On verso a woodcut illustration depicts an execution by burning at the stake.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/3/2008

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