Auction 145, Lot 560

"Praga 1574", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Prague, Czech Republic

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Black & White

6.2 x 4.9 inches
15.7 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 12.8") of German text. On verso is a small woodcut illustration depicting an execution by burning at the stake.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #158-166.

Condition: B+

Light, overall toning with several damp stains that do not enter map image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/12/2013