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Sebastian Münster:  Curiensis civitas, Rhetorum sive (ut hodie vocantur) Grisonum metropolis

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Title: Curiensis civitas, Rhetorum sive (ut hodie vocantur) Grisonum metropolis

Map Maker: Sebastian Münster

Place / Date: Basel / 1560 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 14.5 x 12.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $475.00

Inventory ID: 27712


Description:

Fine early view of Chur, from and early edition of Munster's Cosmographia.

Woodcut view of the walled city of Chur, in the Swiss canton of Grabünden. The area, settled over five thousand years ago, lays claim to being the oldest city in Switzerland.  
 

One of the earliest obtainable views of the City.


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