Auction 149, Lot 491

"Chletzstat…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Eastern France

Period: 1570 (circa)

Publication: Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.9 x 7.9 inches
32.8 x 20.1 cm

This attractive woodblock view of Selestat borders Germany and the Rhine River to the east. The view is filled with animals, mountains, and numerous small buildings and churches. In the background is a boy riding an eagle, holding the coat of arms of Germany.

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Condition: B+

Minor show-through of text on verso with a few small worm tracks and faint damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 5/21/2014

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