Auction 129, Lot 582

"Luneburg", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.3 x 3.5 inches
38.9 x 8.9 cm

This woodblock panorama of the skyline of Lüneburg is printed on a full sheet (11.5 x 16") with Italian text. All the major buildings are identified in the key above the view. The title cartouche and two coats of arms are held aloft by putti. Lüneburg is now one of Hamburg's inner suburbs, but was an important member of the Hanseatic League during the sixteenth century. Text and woodcut illustrations on verso.

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Condition: B

Toned along centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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