Auction 97, Lot 363

"Der Statt Rom in aller Weltbekandt Contrasehtung nach jetziger gelegenheit", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Rome, Italy

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Black & White

14.2 x 9.4 inches
36.1 x 23.9 cm

Superb early bird's eye plan of Rome and Vatican City. Munster's Cosmography was one of the most influential geographical works of the 16th century.


Condition: A

Fine sharp impression with only minor spotting in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/5/2001