Auction 110, Lot 756

"The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation", Skelton, Marston and Painter

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1965 (published)

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Size:
9.5 x 11.8 inches
24.1 x 30 cm

Description of the circumstances of the discovery of possibly the earliest known map of the Americas. The authenticity of the Vinland map is the topic of much debate within cartographic circles and PBS has recently made a documentary on it. Fourth printing (1966), 291 pages, hardbound with embossed and gilt title on spine, protected dust jacket.

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Condition: A

Minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/2/2005

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