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