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Auction 115, Lot 586

"Discrizzion dell'Isola della Sicilia, & di Tutto 'l Regno di Quella Secondo Uarii Rispetti di Quella", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Sicily, Italy

Period: 1579 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5.8 x 8.5 inches
14.7 x 21.6 cm

Woodblock map of Sicily graphically depicts the mountains with Mt. Etna erupting. Malta peeks into the right side of the map and Tunis is shown at bottom. A large galley ship sails the Mediterranean.


Condition: B

Scattered stains, most in margins and on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/21/2006