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Auction 118, Lot 756

"[Lot of 2] Sardinia Insula [and] Calaris Sardiniae Caput", Munster/Petri

Subject: Mediterranean, Sardinia

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

See Description

Nice pair of woodcuts depicting the island of Sardinia and its capital city. First (6 x 10") shows the island with the cites graphically depicted as castles. Second (7.1 x 7.2") is a bird's-eye plan of Cagliari, the important fortified city on the southern tip of the island.


Condition: B

Couple of minor spots, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2007