Auction 153, Lot 530

"Zurich", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Zurich, Switzerland

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey

Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 4.8 inches
17.3 x 12.2 cm

Great woodblock bird's-eye view of the walled and fortified city of Zurich. Remarkably detailed, with scores of individual buildings and houses rendered. An early image of Zurich. On a full sheet of German text measuring 7.6 x 11.8".


Condition: A

Attractive color with minor foxing primarily confined to the right blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/20/2015