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    [Paris]. François de Belleforest and Sebastian Münster. Two Maps of Paris from Münster's Cosmographia. Paris and Basel: [1570s]. Original maps.

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    François de Belleforest. La Ville, Cité, Université, & Faux-bourgs de Paris. Paris: 1575. Original two-page woodcut map of Paris from a French translation of Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia. 17.125 x 23 inches (sight); framed for an overall size of 31.125 x 25.125 inches. Appears lined, numerous minor flaws to all four edges, where backing is visible; edges unevenly trimmed (especially the upper edge); seam across the bottom of the image area; faint marginal discoloration with a few small brown spots in the map. Appears very good, not inspected out of frame.

    [Together with:] Sebastian Münster. Die Statt Paris-Etlicher Mass Figuriert und Contrafetet nach Ietziger Gelegenheit. Basel: 1574 (?). Original hand-colored two-page woodcut map of Paris from Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia. Pages 230 and 231, black-letter text on verso. 12 x 14.625 inches (sight); matted and framed for an overall size of  20.125 x 23 inches. Map faintly browning; mild creasing along the centerfold, some coloring quite crude. Appears very good, not inspected out of frame.



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    September, 2018
    13th Thursday
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