Auction 112, Lot 511

"Nuova descizzione della Polonia, & dell' Ungaria", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.6 x 10 inches
34.5 x 25.4 cm

Woodblock map of the region containing present-day Romania, Moldova and Ukraine, with parts of Poland, Slovena and Hungary and nearly all of the Black Sea. The rivers, mountains and forests are depicted in the typical Ptolemaic style and many ancient place names are shown. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: B

Toned on centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/28/2005

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