Auction 98, Lot 299

"Warhaffte abcontrafactur der namhafften Statt S. Quintin…", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Cosmography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 8.9 inches
40.6 x 22.6 cm

Plan view of the battle of St. Quintin in which the Spanish forces defeated the French in 1557. The medieval walled city is shown besieged by the overwhelming Spanish army with encampments filling the countryside. German text and a small (uncolored) illustration of another battle on verso.

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Condition: B

Close side margins, as issued. Lightly toned with a bit of soil along fold.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2002

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