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Auction 118, Lot 705

"[Istria]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Croatia

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.3 x 5.2 inches
16 x 13.2 cm

Woodblock map of Istria, in present-day Croatia, which at the time was a part of the Republic of Venice. The map is filled with mountains and forests and the locations of major cities. Printed on a full sheet (8.3 x 13.4") of German text with an uncolored woodcut of palm trees on verso.

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Condition: A

Slightly uneven impressions with light scattered foxing in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/6/2007

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