Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 760

"Cyprus", Munster/Petri

Subject: Cyprus

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

6 x 3.9 inches
15.2 x 9.9 cm

Small woodcut map of Cyprus locates Nicosia, Famagusta and Kyrenia. An oared warship sails the Mare Aegyptum. Set in a full sheet (8.3 x 13.4") of German text with an illustration of a wheat harvest above the map and a large illustration of a stag and his mate on verso.

References: Zacharakis, #1586, pl. 328.

Condition: A

Light foxing in margins and text.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $230

Closed on 3/6/2007