Plauen Saxony Germany 1598 Munster fine antique birds-eye panoramic city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Die Statt Blawen.
(Plauen, Saxony, Germany- birds-eye panoramic city view).
Issued c.1598, Basel, by Munster.
Fine and uncommon late 16th century wood engraved city view. Elster River in foreground, an incredible assortment and profusion of details. Great visual appearance to the image, unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/8" H x 16" W.
Printed area measures c. 9" H x 15" W.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 296.