Auction 115, Lot 787

"[Lot of 12 Leaves]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1550-80 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

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Nice group of leaves from various editions of Munster's Cosmogaphy. Includes numerous woodblock illustrations of a variety of subjects including battles, royalty, Hydra, dragons, strange animals, portraits, and Mt. Etna. Two pages are 9.1 x 14.5", ten measure 8 x 12.3". Illustrations vary in size from approximately 2.2 x 1.7" to 5.5 x 4.5" for the royal scene.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/21/2006

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