Auction 108, Lot 472

"Beschreibung der Inseln und des gantzen Koenigreichs Sicilie", Munster/Petri

Subject: Sicily

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

5 x 6.4 inches
12.7 x 16.3 cm

Woodblock map of the island showing its major cities and roads. The sea is adorned with boats and a sea monster. On a full sheet of German text with an equally attractive (uncolored) map of Elba on verso.


Condition: B

Nice later color. Lightly toned with damp stains and soil in margins and text.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004