Auction 107, Lot 625

"[Lot of 27]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Printed Leaves

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Black & White

8.4 x 12.2 inches
21.3 x 31 cm

Nice group of leaves from an Italian edition of Munster's Cosmography. Includes numerous woodblock illustrations of a variety of subjects including portraits, executions, public baths, castles, armored knights, and heralds. Includes the great illustration of William Tell shooting the apple off his son's head.


Condition: B

Good to very good, with a little scattered foxing or damp stains on a few sheets.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/9/2004