Auction 139, Lot 499

"Ober Baden", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Switzerland, Baden

Period: 1590 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.8 x 10.3 inches
35.1 x 26.2 cm

Dramatic woodcut map of Baden drawn from a bird's-eye perspective. A pair of angels support the crest of the town above the map. Many farms and houses are noted in the surrounding countryside. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression with toning on the centerfold. Upper margin with a little loss on the centerfold, and a tiny hole in bottom blank margin, neither affecting the map.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/15/2012

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