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Classic 16th century map of Venice in original colour

Stock No. 23461 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Contrasehtung der f?rnemen Statt Venedig /sampt den umbligenden Inseln.
Basle, Henri Petri, c.1550, German edition. Woodcut with contemporary colour, printed area 270 x 390mm.

£1,500

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An early bird's-eye view of Venice, derived from the Italian map by Bordone. It is signed with the ititials 'C.S.', believed to be the wood-engraver Christoph Stimmer. A fine example with extememely rare early colour.

Additional information

Dimensions 390 × 270 mm
Cartographer

Date

1550

Extra Info

Contrasehtung der f?rnemen Statt Venedig /sampt den umbligenden Inseln.

Publication

Basle, Henri Petri, c.1550, German edition. Woodcut with contemporary colour, printed area 270 x 390mm.

Condition

A good example.

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