Auction 116, Lot 644

"Italia mit Dreyen Furnemesten Inseln Corsica Sardinia und Sicilia", Munster/Petri

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 12.2 inches
36.3 x 31 cm

Woodblock map covering all of Italy, Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia. The map shows the rivers, lakes, mountain ranges and major cities. In the sea are several sea monsters and a sailing ship. The title is in the top margin. German text and illustration on verso.

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Condition: B

Slight toning along fold and some minor foxing.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/20/2006

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