Auction 119, Lot 460

"Das Under Buch Beschreibung Engellandts und Schottlandts", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Britain

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.7 x 9.8 inches
17 x 24.9 cm

Charming woodblock map of Britain focusing primarily on England and Wales, but including most of Scotland and the eastern part of Ireland. Only major cities are located and the topography is simplified. A small ship sails in the North Sea. German text on verso with a medallion of Queen Mary I.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/9/2007

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