Double page (p. 98/99) woodcut view of Geneva from Sebastian Münster's famous "Cosmographia". Civitas Genevensis apud allobroges populos... " Clarissini¾ civitatis Genevensis situs & figuratio, latusque eius meridianum..
Basileae Henricum Petri, 1552, 15.5x35.5 cm (Vue), original Handcolored copy; Latin title to verso. 1 feuille 32x40 cm.
¶ The woodcut view shows the city from across Lake Geneva/ Lac Léman with the covered bridge joining the two parts of the city. Coat of arms to upper left corner ; text below. Good dark impression; minor show through of text from verso; small hole to upper and lower margin from binding; light spotting to centre of view & light damp stain to lower blank margin, below text; lower centre fold split, repaired to verso; old ink under linings and corrections to text Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.
Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.Professional seller
Book number: 130722
CHF 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 408.25 US$ 490.81 | £UK 354.25 | JP„ 52959]
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