Auction 106, Lot 619

"[Lot of 21 Leaves]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmograhia Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 12 inches
20.3 x 30.5 cm

Nice group of leaves from an Italian edition of Munster's Cosmogaphy. Includes numerous woodblock illustrations of a variety of subjects including castles, burning at the stake, armored knights, heralds, portraits, exotic plants, city views, a mining scene, Mt. Etna, and strange foreign people (one with a bird's head)

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Condition: B

Some damp stains and foxing.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/3/2004

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