Auction 116, Lot 506

"Teutschlandt mit seinem gantzen Begriff und eyngelschossnen Landtschassten", Munster/Petri

Subject: Europe - Central

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 12.2 inches
36.3 x 31 cm

This woodblock map of the German Empire in central Europe is oriented with north at the bottom so that Denmark appears at bottom and Geneva is located in the upper right corner next to the text block. The mountains, rivers and forests are graphically presented and the major regions and cites are named. Ships and a sea monster are shown in the North Sea. German text and illustration on verso.

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Condition: B

Some minor toning, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/20/2006

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