"Die Statt Basel…", Munster/Petri
Subject: Switzerland, Basel
Period: 1598 (published)
Color: Hand Color
13.7 x 10 inches
34.8 x 25.4 cm
Double-page woodblock bird's-eye view of the fortified city of Basel, based on the plan by Braun and Hogenberg. It is filled with details down to individual streets, buildings, bridges, towers, churches and busy river traffic. A legend at lower left locates 29 important sites. City crest lies at top center. German text and illustrations on verso.
Slightly weaker impression at center, else very good with a couple of spots in the blank margins.