Wrzburg Germany 1590's Munster old panoramic city view
Wrzburg Germany 1590's Munster old panoramic city view Wrzburg Germany 1590's Munster old panoramic city view Wrzburg Germany 1590's Munster old panoramic city view
$ 150.00

Die Statt Würzburg...

(Europe, Germany, Bavaria, Wurzburg, City Plan, Munster).

Issued Basel, c.1590's by Seb. Munster.

Title banner includes date 1548. Nice prospect birds-eye view of the city and the surrounding country-side.

Medieval style early 16th century wood block engraved view. Text on reverse as always for Munster maps and views. Continuing in the medieval visual tradition, the view retains a near folk art appearance to modern eyes.

Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind map is not modern or new, so minor paper flaws unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance. 

Original center fold as issued.

Sheet measures c. 13"H x 16 1/4"W.

Printed area measures c. 11 1/4"H x 15 3/8"W.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3, p. 296.

Burmeister, Munster, 86.

[R20291].