Auction 146, Lot 543

"Franckfurt an der Oder Anno Dni 1548", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Frankfurt, Germany

Period: 1578 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.6 x 8.1 inches
29.5 x 20.6 cm

Great woodblock map depicting the Hanseatic city on the banks of the river Oder with several boats in the river and farmers and workmen on the road leading to the bridge into the city. The ribbon style title cartouche contains the monogram RMD of the engraver, Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch. There is a key below the view and German text on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #158-161.

Condition: B

Wide, original margins with moderate toning and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1/4" into view at bottom.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/4/2013

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