Auction 117, Lot 437

"Engellandt mit dem Anstossenden Reich Schottlandt so vor Zeiten Albion und Britannia haben Geheissen", Munster/Petri

Subject: Britain

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 12.3 inches
36.3 x 31.2 cm

This map of Britain is oriented with north to the right, following the Mercator/Ortelius outline. It is filled with place names, rivers, hills and lakes. A sailing ship, fishing boat and several sea monsters fill the seas. Gothic illustration and title on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $750

Closed on 12/6/2006

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