Auction 105, Lot 598

"[Lot of 20]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Printed Leaves

Period: 1558 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.4 x 12.2 inches
21.3 x 31 cm

Nice group of leaves from an Italian edition of Munster's Cosmogaphy. Includes numerous woodblock illustrations of a variety of subjects including armored knights, heralds, portraits, methods of imprisonment and torture, architecture, public baths, earthquake, battles and a great picture of one of Hannibal's elephant.

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Condition: B

Scattered toning and stains, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/3/2003

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