France, Wissembourg; S. Munster - Weissenburg mit umligender Landschafft - 1561-1580

Description
France, Wissembourg; S. Munster - Weissenburg mit umligender Landschafft - 1561-1580
Hand-colored cityscape in woodcut.

View of the city Wissembourg, located in the far northeast of France, right on the border with Germany. The municipality belongs to the department Bas-Rhin, region Grand Est.

Hand-coloured woodcut, issued in Sebastian Munster's 'Cosmographia', ca. 1575.

In excellent condition. Centrefold is as issued. Small restored tear at the bottom of the centrefold. Paper is slightly foxed and slightly dirty. Verso: German text.

See the photos.

Insured shipping.

Lot details
Object
View
Country (current geographical location)
France
Geographical specification
Wissembourg
Map maker/ publisher
S. Munster
Map/ Book title
Weissenburg mit umligender Landschafft
Period
1561-1580
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Wood cut
Additional Information
Hand-colored cityscape in woodcut.
Size of the largest image
26.5×37.6 cm
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