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Auction 128, Lot 590

"Bourdeaux", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France, Bordeaux

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 8.8 inches
30.5 x 22.4 cm
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Extremely decorative bird's-eye view of the city with particularly graphic renderings of the castles, churches and a ruined Roman amphitheater. An array of ships and fishing boats fill the harbor, and tiny people walk the streets. The plan is surrounded in a picture-frame style border, with a lettered key below. German title and text on verso.


Condition: A

There are a couple small holes in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/20/2009