Auction 117, Lot 869

"[Lot of 7 Leaves]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1570-1600 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 12.5 inches
21.6 x 31.8 cm

Nice group of leaves from the Latin and German editions. Each leaf contains at least one Gothic woodblock illustration including fantastic animals. There are three-headed snakes with crowns, lobsters, salamanders, fanged horses and scenes of battles, hangings, hunting and cannibalism. Page sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: B

All leaves generally good with the occasional tear and stain in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2006

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